On trip to Bangladesh, Chinese special envoy Sun Guoxiang urges Dhaka to resolve the row with Burma bilaterally but says Beijing stands ready to help
During a visit to Arakan State, the delegation said they want the special economic zone to be up and running as soon as possible.
A Mon woman who was taken as a teenager and endured two forced marriages in China is one of many trafficking victims taken from Burma.
U Nu once famously described China and Burma as ‘the elephant and the lamb,’ and feared a Chinese invasion in the early 1950s.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi announces a list of those attending the conference, including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Laur Kiik talks with a Kachin elder who was at the root of the Myitsone resistance.
The 770-kilometer pipeline will provide China with a more direct alternative route to sending Middle Eastern oil via the crowded Malacca Straits.
Burma president visits China, Japanese insurer enters market, project cuts water waste in Rangoon, and tech start-ups receive backing.
The challenge for the delegation will be to act in Burma’s national interests, and to refrain from bending to Beijing’s dominance.
The ministers of commerce, construction, and the state counselor’s office will join President U Htin Kyaw on the six-day visit.
Shops selling horn also stock other protected wildlife products including whole elephant tusks, carved elephant ivory and tiger skins.
The research, published on Wednesday by conservation group Save the Elephants, comes a day before China closes the last of its legal ivory factories.
AgBank announces three-year plan for center days after it suspended an account used to fund ethnic rebels fighting the Burma Army.
Presidential spokesman Zaw Htay says shutting down account used by Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army was ‘very positive move from China.’
Government and industry sources say PetroChina pipeline days away from pumping oil from Kyaukphyu, Arakan State to Yunnan, China.