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?
December 08, 2018
Myanmar Speeds up Progress on China’s Belt and Road
By Amara Thiha
Naypyidaw picks up the pace on the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor as other options for FDI fade away.
August 29, 2018
Can Myanmar Afford China’s Belt and Road?
By Amara Thiha
Myanmar's government is hungry for the investment boost, but the costs must be weighed as well.
December 26, 2017
China’s Belt and Road in Myanmar
By Yun Sun
Myanmar is in a key location for the BRI. So why are Chinese investments not materializing?
November 14, 2017
China Faces Increasing Competition in Myanmar
By Tridivesh Singh Maini and Sandeep Sachdeva
Japan and Singapore are stepping up their engagement with Myanmar, where China has long dominated.
October 21, 2017
Foreign Investors Jittery Amid Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
By Yigal Chazan
Western companies have been slow to exploit opportunities in Myanmar, especially as the Rohingya crisis worsens.
October 03, 2016
Why the US Shouldn't Have Lifted Sanctions on Myanmar
By Aaron Balshan
The removal of sanctions will not do Myanmar's fledgling democracy any favors.
September 17, 2016
China Faces Tougher Laws in Myanmar
By Vicky Bowman
In the wake of the controversial Myitsone dam, Aung San Suu Kyi is demanding more from investors in high risk projects.
March 31, 2016
What Myanmar Should Do About the Myitsone Dam
By Jared MacDonald
Cancelling and continuing the Chinese project both have consequences. Is there a third option?
January 01, 2016
Chinese Company Wins Contract for Deep Sea Port in Myanmar
By Shannon Tiezzi
CITIC Group has won a contract to develop a port in Kyaukpyu on the Bay of Bengal.