Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 19, 2016. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)
BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday pledged that China will continue to play a constructive role in promoting Myanmar's peace process and work with the country to safeguard peace and stability in their border areas.
Xi made the remarks during a meeting with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who started a five-day official visit to China on Wednesday.
BEIJING, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- China and Myanmar agreed on Thursday to enhance cooperation between energy departments to find a proper solution to the suspended Myitsone Dam project.
The agreement came during talks between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who started a five-day official visit to China on Wednesday. Full Story
BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's first State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, who starts an official visit to China on Wednesday, is welcome to play a greater role in boosting her country's strategic partnership with China.
Suu Kyi's visit comes roughly one week after Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw decided to form a new commission for reviewing all proposed hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy River, including the Myitsone Dam, which is jointly funded by China and Myanmar but was suspended by the former Myanmar government in 2011. Full Story