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China Prepares for Spillover From Myanmar Civil War

As international businesses circle an apparently reforming Myanmar, civil war continues to burn in the north of the country despite Chinese-hosted peace talks. Unsettled by stray shells hurtling over the border into Yunnan,...

Obama Visit Shows U.S.-China Rivalry Over Myanmar

Little more than a year ago, there was talk of Myanmar (also known as Burma) as a “Chinese California”, offering China a west coast onto the Indian Ocean. Now, Coke and Pepsi billboards glare at each other across...

Beijing Condemns Latest Syrian Bloodshed

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin on Monday condemned the “cruel killings” in the Syrian town of Houla, where 108 people were killed on Friday, though he stopped short of echoing the United Nations...



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