China wants to restart disputed Myitsone dam in Myanmar

Stalled hydroelectric project may be used as leverage for concessions on strategically significant deep-sea port at Kyaukphyu on the Bay of Bengal If a recent article in the Global Times, a semi-official Chinese publication, is anything to go by, China has not given up hope of restarting its hydroelectric power project at Myitsone in northern […]

Relaunching Myitsone Hydropower dam could win investor confidence in Myanmar

Myanmar President U Win Myint on Thursday started a visit to Thailand, where he will attend the 8th Ayeyawady-Chao Phyra Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit. The summit is intended to promote regional economic integration by narrowing the development gaps among the five member countries – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. In 2015 when […]