Feasibility Study on BRI Railway Link in Myanmar to Take 18 Months

YANGON—Myanmar and China have agreed to complete a feasibility study within one and a half years on the Mandalay-Kyaukphyu Railway, a major part of China’s planned strategic railway linking China’s rail network in Yunnan province’s Kunming with Myanmar’s Kyaukphyu port in western Rakhine State, Myanma Railways said. On Jan. 10, Myanmar and China signed a […]

Myanmar, China to conduct joint boundary inspection next year, ministry says

Myanmar and China plan to conduct the third joint inspection of their shared boundary next year, after 24 years of not being able to implement the activity, according to the Union minister for international cooperation. “Negotiations on the joint inspection process involving the two sides are ongoing,” Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin […]

Bubble trouble hits Hong Kong jade sales

HONG KONG – Prized as a magical imperial stone, jade is a status symbol of the super rich in Asia, but rocketing prices in the top-end of the market have left traders in Hong Kong struggling to find buyers. With the cost of high-quality raw jade and jade products surging repeatedly in the past eight […]