Hpai Kawng villagers objected after Chinese began putting up fence on Myanmar territory
China places a "high premium" on its relations with Pakistan, President Xi Jinping said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road schemes.
The projects, which encompass a seaport, three-part highway, high-speed railway and New Yangon City, have the potential to give China a stranglehold of debt over Myanmar.
1,700-km-long project will connect China’s Yunnan Province to Mandalay, Yangon and Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone.
Findings in the report by Fortify Rights show Chinese authorities have repeatedly blocked food, healthcare and medical supplies destined for displaced people near the China-Myanmar
Independence activist Andy Chan, a founder of the Hong Kong National Party, will speak at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club despite strong criticism from China’s Foreign Ministr
Beijing’s aggressive approach could see it grab most of the benefit of reforms.
Improvements to the livestock export industry could raise tax revenues and create employment opportunities, said U Kyaw Htin.
Chinese Special Envoy Sun Guoxiang said peace in Myanmar promotes stability on the border, but otherwise, China does have any special interest in Myanmar’s peace process.
As the flames of a trade war between China and the US grow, one top Chinese leader has been conspicuous for not taking a public role in the dispute - Vice President Wang Qishan.
The huge infrastructure project is part of Beijing’s One Belt One Road Initiative; critics warn of potential for Myanmar to fall into a debt trap
Mahathir, who came to power in May, is reviewing major projects signed by the former govt, saying many of them do not make financial sense for Malaysia.
Three FPNCC members fear the northern grouping will abandon them ahead of next month’s peace talks, but they are unlikely to disarm.
"Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it,” she tweeted, leading many Chinese people to state that it was not a Chinese proverb.
Rethinking the financial basis of the project could keep the strategically vital deep-sea port from falling into China’s debt trap.