May 31, 2023
Anti-Chinese Protests Are on the Rise in Myanmar
By Sebastian Strangio
China's engagement with the hated military administration has pushed its reputation in Myanmar to new lows.
May 22, 2023
US Policy on Myanmar and Taiwan: Shifting Strategies to Counter China’s Influence
By Zaw Tuseng
Washington needs to recognize that the situation in both places is part of a single, interconnected struggle to contain Chinese influence.
May 03, 2023
China’s Foreign Minister Meets Junta Leader in Myanmar
By Shannon Tiezzi
Qin Gang paid his first visit to Myanmar on May 2, during which he pledged to increase Chinese economic engagement with the military regime.
April 26, 2023
India Faces a Two-Front Challenge From Post-Coup Myanmar
By Niranjan Marjani
Myanmar’s deteriorating situation risks destabilizing India’s Northeast, while the junta’s embrace of China poses threats in the Indian Ocean.
February 14, 2023
It’s Time for Myanmar’s Neighbors to Sideline the Military Junta
By Jordan Eriksson
For their own interests, if nothing else, India, Thailand, and China need to throw their support behind the country's resistance movement.
February 01, 2023
The China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, 2 Years After the Coup
By Timothy Millar
After some initial hesitation, China is moving CMEC ahead in tandem with Myanmar’s military rulers – at least where the situation is stable enough to do so.
August 23, 2022
As Myanmar Coup Intensifies Regional Human Trafficking, How Will China Respond?
By Debby S. W. Chan
The growth of human rights atrocities in Myanmar has spilled over to the region – including Chinese nationals forced into labor.
August 10, 2022
What’s Behind the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor ‘Plus’ Initiative?
By Syah Vaghji
The vague plan would see mainland Southeast Asian countries contribute to the flagship Chinese infrastructure initiative.
July 05, 2022
Chinese FM Pledges ‘Closer’ Ties with Myanmar’s Military Government
By Sebastian Strangio
Wang Yi's visit to Myanmar for an LMC summit was the first stop on a five-nation tour of Southeast Asia.
April 27, 2022
Is the Ukraine War Boosting China’s Influence in Myanmar?
By Patrick Dupont
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has distracted it from a burgeoning partnership – including arms sales – with Myanmar’s junta. Will Beijing fill the gap?
August 14, 2021
Chinese Media’s Conflicting Narratives on the Myanmar Coup
By Diya Jiang and Kristina Kironska
The difference in reporting on the situation in Myanmar between Chinese state media facing international audiences (in English) and Chinese domestic media (in Chinese) reflects the dual political agenda of the Chinese government.
March 16, 2021
China’s Myanmar Mess
By Sarah M. Brooks and Debbie Stothard
Increasingly, China’s non-action on the Myanmar coup is going against Beijing’s own interests.
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