Authorities in China’s Yunnan Province are watching warily as the conflict in neighboring Kachin State raises fears of a crisis on the Sino-Burmese border.
Refugees look to Burma as supplies dwindle in their camp, but as war escalates in Kachin State they don’t feel safe to return yet.
Hundreds of Chinese ethnic Kachin gathered in a town at Yunnan Province’s border with Burma to demonstrate against the ongoing war in Kachin State.
Feeling increasingly enclosed along its southern flank, China is hoping that closer ties with Russia will help to counteract growing US influence in Southeast Asia.
Naw Kham, the convicted killer of 13 Chinese sailors, faces the death penalty after failing to overturn a guilty verdict reached in September.
Sources in Shan State’s Kokang region say the murder of a local farmer on Sunday comes amid lingering resentment of Burmese troops in the area.
Convicted Burmese druglord Naw Kham withdraws his guilty plea on appeal after receiving a death sentence for murdering 13 sailors on the Mekong River.
Chinese police successfully rescue a Kachin Independence Army officer’s daughter who had been trafficked to China to be the forced bride of a farmer.
The Chinese movie star’s charity will reportedly help rebuild three schools destroyed last month during an earthquake.
Media polls suggest Chinese people are concerned about a strain in relations with their southern neighbor, but their leaders don’t seem bothered.
Frustrated by a lack of local marriage prospects, Chinese farmers are turning to the Internet to order wives from neighboring Burma.