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Chinese High-Speed Rail Network Reaches Myanmar’s Border
September 01, 2021

Chinese High-Speed Rail Network Reaches Myanmar’s Border

By Sebastian Strangio
The opening of the Chengdu-Lincang line will further mainland Southeast Asia's historic reorientation toward the north.

China Tightens Border Controls as COVID-19 Surges in Myanmar
July 13, 2021

China Tightens Border Controls as COVID-19 Surges in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Measures include the effective fortification of large parts of the border between the two countries.
Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’
May 24, 2019

Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’

By David Leffman
To the British, he was a “chief criminal.” To the Chinese, his legacy is more complex.

Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
October 11, 2018

Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China

By Layne Vandenberg
An interview with Thiago Braga on pu’er tea culture and industry

Eastern India's Embrace of China
January 20, 2018

Eastern India's Embrace of China

By Tridivesh Singh Maini
West Bengal, in particular, is seeing growing interest from China.

12 Regions of China: The Southwest
July 29, 2017

12 Regions of China: The Southwest

By John Lee
This area is home to most of China’s 55 ethnic minorities and some of its most spectacular landscapes.

Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'
August 30, 2016

Tibet and China’s 'Belt and Road'

By Tshering Chonzom Bhutia
Will Tibet become China's bridge to South Asia under the Belt and Road Initiative?
Yunnan: China's Bridge to South and Southeast Asia
August 26, 2016

Yunnan: China's Bridge to South and Southeast Asia

By Naina Singh
China is revisiting its periphery with a new, localized approach to regional multilateralism.

Drowning Yunnan's Valleys
August 25, 2016

Drowning Yunnan's Valleys

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In northern Yunnan, the future of multiple rural villages are under threat from hydropower dams along the Lancang.

Dams and the Rise of Lancang River Fishing
August 24, 2016

Dams and the Rise of Lancang River Fishing

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Jinggu county, the construction of dams on the Lancang have created a recent fishing boom, though it may not last.

Pu’er Tea: Worth Its Weight in Silver
August 23, 2016

Pu’er Tea: Worth Its Weight in Silver

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Yunnan, the city of Pu’er is renowned for producing some of the country’s most prestigious and expensive tea.
Entering China: Where the Mekong Ends
July 27, 2016

Entering China: Where the Mekong Ends

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Jinghong, the gateway to southwestern China, the Mekong ends and the Lancang river begins.

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