Beijing Launches Serious Cross-border Arrests in Myanmar

  • October 24, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This explainer focuses on developments in the Myanmar-China relationship over the past few months Dissatisfied with the State Administration Council’s (SAC) efforts on crackdown of cross-border crimes, Beijing has undertaken its own initiatives towards arresting suspects in the Kokang and Wa Read more...

Rare Earths Mining Freeze; Chinese Market Squeeze

  • September 25, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This discussion focuses on developments in China-Myanmar relations in the month of August 2023, based on ISP’s Timeline on China-Myanmar Read more...

SAC's Election Plan and China Pays Special Attention

  • August 15, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This discussion focuses on the development of China-Myanmar relations based on ISP’s timeline collections which follow trends on particular subjects Recently, the State Administration Council (SAC) extended its rule by six months while also outlining high priority on holding ‘free and fair democratic multiparty elections’ in its future Read more...

China and The SAC: More Security and Diplomatic Collaboration

  • July 12, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This ISP Explainer No 4 centers on recent developments in China-Myanmar relations based on ISP-Myanmar’s timelines of notable events One major event of concern is that of a convoy of Chinese officials who were shot while traveling along the Sadon-Kanpiketi Highway at a time when State Administration Council (SAC) forces had renewed their offensive against the Kachin Independence Army Read more...

Aligning with China’s Policy Reset: Revitalizing Trade Routes and Economic Plans in Myanmar

  • May 24, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This discussion focuses on the development of China-Myanmar relations over a two-month period, from March to May 2023, based on the ISP Timeline on China-Myanmar relations Recently, China has been actively advocating for a fresh reset via its ‘Neighborhood Diplomacy’ approach to Myanmar Meanwhile, China is pursuing development of an International Land-Sea Trade Corridor Read more...

Post “Grand Opening” of China Emphasizing Border Security and Investment Promotion

  • March 23, 2023
  • ISP Admin
This explainer describes significant developments in Sino-Myanmar relations based on ’China Timeline’ complied by ISP-Myanmar Since post-COVID China’s “Grand Opening”, China has focused on promoting economic activities and combating transnational criminal activities and has met with Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) on the Sino-Myanmar border to foster closer Read more...