China’s foreign affairs supremo, Yang Jiechi, is expected to visit Myanmar at some point this week, the embassy in Yangon has announced.
US Health Secretary Alex Azar, the highest-ranking US official to visit Taiwan since 1979, criticized China’s ‘bullying’ of the island during his trip to Taipei.
The US has closed its consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu, as ordered by Beijing in retaliation for the closure of China’s Houston consulate over spying claims.
Myanmar urges engagement and negotiation between powerful nations, in line with its policy of neutrality, Foreign Ministry official says following US-China war of words.
The US has ordered China’s consulate in Houston closed ‘to protect American intellectual property’; Beijing said the move violates international law.
Myanmar will remain out of bounds to foreign visitors as the country extends travel and gathering restrictions.
In a clear signal to China, Tatmadaw commander-in-chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing has warned that ‘strong forces’ are backing insurgent groups in Myanmar.
During his world tour, U Nu handed the US president with a cheque to mark the US sacrifice during World War II.
Vietnam has postponed next month’s ASEAN leaders summit in Danang until June due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
The government has told diplomats based in Myanmar and its staff overseas to cancel all public events to avoid spreading the coronavirus.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has canceled a visit to Bangladesh after the country reported its first cases of coronavirus.
The concept of ‘pauk-phaw’ fraternal relations between Myanmar and China is mere diplomatic jargon, but the two countries’ mutual dependence is very real.
Yangon police have told activists that any protest at the Chinese Embassy during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit would harm bilateral relations.
During his upcoming visit to Myanmar, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top priority will be advancing Beijing’s strategy to project its power into the Indian Ocean.
US envoy meets with officials in China, S. Korea and Japan as diplomats race to engage with North Korea ahead of the country’s year-end deadline for talks.