Two Chinese firms conduct feasibility studies for Dawei SEZ refinery

Yunnan Indo-Pacific Group and CNPC East China Design Institute will conduct the feasibility studies in cooperation with local company Myanmar Chemical and Machinery Co. Ltd (MCM). MCM last month asked for permission from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) to conduct the study for the refinery, which will have the capacity to process 8 […]

Xi Seeks to Boost Belt and Road With Myanmar Visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Myanmar’s capital of Naypyidaw on Friday for a two-day state visit, his first international trip of 2020. He hailed the trip as “historic” and vowed to usher the bilateral relationship into a “new era.” The official trip to Myanmar is Xi’s first as president and the first visit by […]

Chinese President’s Upcoming Visit Seen as Bid to Gain Myanmar Leaders’ Commitment on BRI Projects

YANGON—Chinese President Xi Jinping is reportedly planning to visit Myanmar late next week, in a trip many believe is aimed at sending a signal regarding the country’s importance to China’s strategic ambitions in the Indian Ocean, while shoring up support for Xi’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) among leaders in Myanmar, which is slated […]

Chinese leader Xi Jinping set for Myanmar visit

The Myanmar government is preparing to host a visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the country to discuss China-Myanmar relations and the progress of Chinese development projects, according to government and media sources. It will be over a decade since Xi Jinping’s first visit to Myanmar in 2009 and a great deal has changed […]

Visiting Lord Mayor of London stresses good corporate governance

The Lord Mayor of London Alan Yarrow will visit Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon from February 15 to 17 with the aim of building bilateral ties and strengthening the City of London’s relationship with a country his office believes is an important Southeast Asian regional partner, according to his office, February 12. In Myanmar, Mr […]