China Tip-off ‘Sparked’ Myanmar Fighting

Al Jazeera reports that a tip-off from the Chinese government to Myanmar's leaders about an illegal arms factory was the spark for the deadly conflict that led thousands of Burmese to flee across the border to Yunnan: Up to...

China Silent on Burmese Refugees

The New York Times gives an update on the situation of the Burmese refugees who remain in Yunnan after fleeing fighting at home: Chinese officials imposed an information blackout on Tuesday on the situation along its border with...

Thousands of Myanmar Refugees Stream into China

While refugees still trickle over the border from Burma (Myanmar) into the town of Nansan in Yunnan, the Los Angeles Times looks at how the exodus will affect China-Myanmar relations: In the past, Beijing has downplayed...

Burmese Refugees Flee to China Town

The BBC reports from Nansan, Yunnan, where thousands of Burmese refugees are camping to escape fighting across the border: The Chinese have erected blue tents at the bottom of the hill for the refugees. Despite the huge numbers...



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