Secretary of State Pompeo cites military’s actions against Rohingya, Kachin and others as Myanmar remains among ‘Countries of Particular Concern’
Neither side has backed down in months from an increasingly bitter trade dispute that has jolted financial markets and cast a pall over the global economy.
Beijing is growing more assertive in laying claim to a sphere of influence along its border and beyond, group says
After initially refusing to cooperate, Myanmar government accepts first group of 47 nationals convicted of crimes in the US; they arrived on Aug. 22.
A US trade delegation arrived in Beijing for key talks over tariffs, with Chinese state media saying China will stand up to US bullying if needed.