Under Pressure, China Measures Its Impact in Myanmar
Grass-roots protests against Chinese oil projects are worrying Beijing as it competes for influence in Myanmar with the United States.
Mine Chief on Charm Offensive
Chen Defang, president of a Chinese company at the center of a dispute over a Myanmar copper mine, has launched a public-relations and lobbying offensive to deal with Myanmar's dramatically altered political climate.
Chinese Troops Prepare for Spillover From Myanmar Civil War
Chinese army units have been training near the border with Myanmar in anticipation of an ethnic war there spilling over, according to news media reports.
Chinese Plan to Use Drone Highlights Military Advances
China considered using a drone strike to kill a Myanmar drug lord wanted in the murders of 13 Chinese sailors, but decided instead to capture him alive, according to reports.
Myanmar farmers protest land seizures for copper mine
Growing desperation, and the promise of nascent freedoms in Myanmar, have driven them to speak out against the Letpadaung mine expansion. LETPADAUNG TAUNG, Myanmar — For generations, Ko Myint Tin and his ancestors grew wheat, corn and onions on this fertile land in northern Myanmar. These days, he's propagating banners and slogans to protest the seizure of his family's farmland by powerful Burmese and Chinese military interests hungry for the copper beneath the furrows.