China won’t interfere in Myanmar’s domestic affairs

China debates bridging Silk Road blueprint with India’s “Look East” policy in Myanmar China has assured Myanmar that it will not interfere in its domestic affairs, despite a cross-border surge in the Yunnan province of refugees, who are escaping fighting following a military offensive in northern Myanmar. Heavy fighting between the Myanmar army and Kokang […]

Border Trade With China Dented by Kokang Clashes

RANGOON — Cargo through the Burmese border town of Muse has declined in recent weeks, with traders saying both recent fighting in northeast Burma and the coming Chinese New Year are to blame. Clashes in Laukkai Township first erupted between an ethnic Kokang armed rebel group and government troops on Feb. 9, and by Friday […]