China's Xi visits Myanmar to drive home Belt and Road plan

Credit: Energy Daily- Published on January 15, 2020
Myitsone, Myanmar (AFP) Jan 15, 2020

China's President Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar this week to nail down multi-billion-dollar infrastructure deals in a country abandoned by many in the West appalled at the "genocide" of Rohingya Muslims on leader Aung San Suu Kyi's watch. Xi's two-day visit, his first as president, will...

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Published on January 18, 2020 -  01:23
Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road
China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation, as Beijing seeks to cement its hold over a neighbor increasingly isolated by the West. Emer McCarthy reports.

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