China Eyes Mon State Investment

MAWLAMYINE, Mon State — Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang indicated his country is considering investment in Mon State during a meeting with the state government on Friday. According to the Chinese ambassador, investors are interested in rubber products manufacturing, fruit cultivation and the tourism sector, said Mon State minister for natural resources and environmental […]

New buses will run 20 routes

New Chinese buses bought by Yangon regional government will run on 20 bus routes operated by the Yangon Urban Public Transport Company (YUPT), according to Dr Maung Aung, secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authority. “The new buses will be added mostly at bus routes operated by the YUPT. We will add some buses to […]

A New Era for China-Myanmar Relations?

With the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) landslide victory in the general elections in November, China expects a new page in Myanmar’s domestic politics and foreign policy under the new government to be inaugurated at the end of March 2016. The NLD’s yet-to-be-clarified policy direction has led to a major sense of uncertainty in the […]

1st China-Myanmar TV series premieres in Yangon

YANGON, April 3 (Xinhua) — A ceremony to screen the first China-Myanmar jointly-shot TV series “The Legend of Music” took place here Thursday . The event was attended by U Paik Htway, Myanmar deputy minister of Information, Cui Yuying, vice minister of the Information Office of the State Council of China, Yang Houlan, Chinese Ambassador […]

Chinese ambassador stresses strengthening of win-win cooperation with Myanmar

YANGON, Jan. 9 — Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Yang Houlan stressed on Thursday development of “Paukphaw” (fraternal) friendship and strengthening of win-win cooperation with Myanmar. Yang made the remarks in his speech at Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) in Yangon. Speaking on China-Myanmar relations, Yang said mutual benefit and win-win cooperation is […]