February 17, 2021
Chinese Official Denies ‘Prior Knowledge’ of Myanmar Coup
By Sebastian Strangio
There is little reason to doubt Beijing's claim that the coup and ensuing crisis is "not what China wants to see.”
July 22, 2020
Chinese Investment in Myanmar: Beyond Myitsone Dam
By Ruosui Zhang
How national security concerns sealed the varying fates of Chinese investment projects in Myanmar.
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.
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.
August 12, 2017
How China Is Courting Myanmar
By Amara Thiha
After a few rocky years, China is building up ties with Myanmar's new government.
March 14, 2017
How Did Myanmar’s Reforms Change Its Relations With China?
By Xie Tao
Public opinion in Myanmar has turned increasingly negative toward China.
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.
August 11, 2016
The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity
By Peter Loftus
Accelerated investment in the power grid will produce quick economic dividends and attract foreign investment.
June 30, 2016
China Dam ‘Political Suicide’ for Myanmar’s New Government: Activist
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Approval of controversial Myitsone Dam project seen as unlikely.
April 07, 2016
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Hosts Chinese Foreign Minister
By Shannon Tiezzi
China and Myanmar are trying to turn over a new leaf in their recently troubled relationship.
April 02, 2016
Solving Myanmar's Myitsone Dam Conundrum
By Joern Kristensen
Why scrapping the Myitsone dam project could be a big public relations win for both China and Myanmar.