January 20, 2020
Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?
By Hunter Marston
Xi’s visit bolstered China-Myanmar ties, but the West can still compete.
January 19, 2020
Xi Seeks to Boost Belt and Road With Myanmar Visit
By Eleanor Albert
Myanmar's government seems eager to embrace China again; the public may have more reservations.
January 17, 2020
Xi Jinping Kicks off Myanmar State Visit
By Associated Press
The Chinese president arrived Friday in an effort to deepen bilateral ties.
January 13, 2020
What Does Xi Jinping’s First Visit Mean for China-Myanmar Relations?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
While Xi’s first trip to the country as president will be long on deliverables, they will belie more complex realities undergirding overall ties.
January 04, 2020
Xi’s Upcoming Visit to Myanmar Could Reshape the Indian Ocean Region
By Amara Thiha
With Xi Jinping's visit, China is on the verge of realizing a 10-year plan: gaining a back door to the Indian Ocean.
October 22, 2019
Why Foreign Policy Matters to Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
By Hnin Wint Nyunt Hman
In the best-case scenario, Myanmar would be rich like the East and democratic like the West.
May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
By Jieun Pyun
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.
May 07, 2019
China’s Dynamic Grip on Myanmar
By Monish Tourangbam and Pawan Amin
Beijing’s influence in Myanmar permeates multiple levels of engagement between the two neighbors.
April 12, 2019
China, Myanmar Extol ‘Eternal’ Friendship as Commander-in-Chief Visits Beijing
By Shannon Tiezzi
Min Aung Hlaing made it clear he appreciates China’s support, and will back the Belt and Road in return.
April 01, 2019
Myanmar’s Search for Elusive Peace
By Amara Thiha
Government efforts to secure peace in the country continue to be hampered by internal and external factors.
March 11, 2019
Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma
By Tom Fawthrop
As the unpopular project sits in limbo, the government has to choose between upsetting China and enraging its own people.
February 13, 2019
Myanmar: A New Pattern of China-Japan Interactions?
By Shang-su Wu
If Japan and China focus on different rail systems in Myanmar, can their division of labor create a new pattern for cooperation?