With its economy rebounding from COVID-19, China appears set on integrating Hong Kong economically via its Greater Bay Area project including Macau, analysts say.
Myanmar is hoping to offset its COVID-19 woes by boosting foreign investment and allowing Yangon’s garment factories to reopen.
The government has invited investors to submit alternative proposals to develop the China-initiated New Yangon City industrial project and related infrastructure.
The Chinese government has hit back at Canada and demanded the release of a Huawei executive after the Canadian prime minister accused China of ‘coercive diplomacy’
Sources say Myanmar is too scared of China to heavily punish illegal migrants from the giant to the north.
A video posted by China’s Xinhua in which a Myanmar woman describes a happy, prosperous marriage to a Chinese man could be used by human traffickers, activists warn.
Singapore-based fintech Fincy has cut ties with the Yatai New City project in Karen State after media reports linked its Chinese backers to illegal financial activities.
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has been offering 20-year contracts to build 30 solar power projects around Myanmar.
Development of “China Town” new city along Thai border in Karen State is rife with questions, while COVID-19 stalls Myanmar government efforts to investigate.
Two major Japanese suppliers of parts for Huawei smartphones are seeking approval from Washington to export chips to the Chinese firm amid US sanctions on the tech giant.
A major Thai bank says it is opening in Myanmar and trade reopened on the Chiang Rai border. Myanmar’s government also says it is drafting an economic reform package.
Domestic tourism is thriving during China’s ongoing eight-day holiday, demonstrating the extent to which the country has brought COVID-19 under control.
This week Myanmar’s authorities continued to dig deep into reserves to help firms struggling with COVID-19 while the ban on international flights was extended.
Chinese investors are far outpacing their Japanese and Thai counterparts in proposing projects for the $8-billion Dawei Special Economic Zone in Tanintharyi Region.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was arrested Thursday for demonstrating last year against a law that aimed to prevent pro-democracy protesters from concealing their faces.