During a visit to China this weekend President Thein Sein met the country’s new leaders to discuss Chinese investment in Burma and the Kachin conflict.
Yang Houlan’s predecessor held the job during a period of tense relations between Naypyidaw and Beijing.
China’s new special envoy for Asia acknowledges that many Chinese companies need to change the way they do business in Burma.
The movie will bring Burmese history to television screens across China before the end of the year.
Patrick Murphy made his remarks as he briefly stopped in Rangoon on his way from the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to Naypyidaw.
Burma’s rice export is growing rapidly, and on Wednesday Burmese, Thai and Vietnamese rice industry leaders met in Rangoon to coordinate their rice export plans.
The USDP Lower House MP for Buthidaung Township in northern Arakan State warns that communal violence could break out again at any time.
President Thein Sein called for an end to EU sanctions against Burma and welcomed investors to his nation during a two-day visit to Austria.
Chinese authorities arrest and charge five people with human trafficking in what could be China’s largest case of trafficking of Burmese nationals in recent memory.
China’s military is conducting annual exercises along the border with Burma’s restive Kachin State amid signs that it continues to tighten security in the region.
Chinese police rescue 4,815 lives snakes near Ruili, in one of the largest animal-trafficking busts along the Sino-Burmese border in recent history.
The Chinese official in charge of hunting down Naw Kham says he considered using a drone attack to kill the ethnic Shan drug lord.
The death of Li Wen, a senior figure in Burma’s largest ethnic militia, comes amid growing concern over the conflict in neighboring Kachin State.
A Chinese activist who hoped to meet Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon is prevented from boarding his flight and told he can’t leave China
China denies a report that says it has been providing weapons to the United Wa State Army, Burma’s largest militia group.
Chinese officials visited Burma to discuss the Kachin conflict that is raging near its border. The situation concerns China, but it lacks a clear response.
The United Wa State Army receives a local Burmese military commander and a Chinese delegation in order to foster business and drugs cooperation.
Notorious Burmese Golden Triangle militia leader Naw Kham is sentenced to death by a Chinese court although an appeal could still be lodged.
Naw Kham, the Golden Triangle militia leader convicted of murder, piracy and drug smuggling on the Mekong River, is still awaiting a likely death sentence.
The Burmese president and a high-level government delegation conclude a five-day visit to China where they focused mainly on encouraging investment in Burma.