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Myanmar To Decide on Myitsone Dam Project.

Myanmar Faces Tough Decision on Chinese-Backed Myitsone Dam Project

Myanmar is set to make a decision on whether to restart construction work on the Chinese-backed Myitsone dam project, China's state media reported on Thursday. The project has been surrounded by controversy since the Myanmar government halted construction work in 2011 due to growing public uproar.

More democracy

Obama says US Sanctions on Myanmar to be Lifted as Aung San Suu Kyi Visits

"It is the right thing to do in order to ensure the people of Burma see the rewards from a new way of doing business and a new government."

Closer militaries

China Opts for Closer Military Cooperation with Myanmar despite Supporting Rebel Groups

He told Suu Kyi China values highly the friendly cooperation between the two countries,

Suu Kyi’s Visit to China.

Suu Kyi’s Historic China Visit Overshadowed by Controversial Dam Project

Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's first official visit to China has been dominated by talks over the controversial dam project in Northern Myanmar that has been stalled for over five years.

Suu Kyi’s China Visit.

China and Myanmar to Sign Infrastructural Agreements During Suu Kyi’s China Visit

China and Myanmar are due to sign deals to construct a bridge and two hospitals in Myanmar during Ang San Suu Kyi's historic visit to China.

Myanmar

Freeing Political Prisoner Tops Priority: Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has revealed that she will start working to release political prisoners during the start of Burmese New Year, which is scheduled for next week.

Burmese Parliament

Sino-Burmese Ties to Improve as New Parliament Takes Power

China and Myanmar are likely to begin mending frayed ties this year even as a parliament dominated by Aung San Suu Kyi's political party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), takes charge over Naypyidaw for the first time after winning the general elections last November.

Aung San Suu Kyi Wins General Elections

Aung San Suu Kyi Wins Myanmar's General Elections

Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's oppositional leader, has won the general election held last Sunday, according to Xinhua News.

Myanmar Elections

Myanmar Votes in First Free and Fair Election in 25 Years

Myanmar has opened its first free and fair election for the first time in 25 years after decades of rule by the military.

Aung San Suu Kyi Visits China

Aung San Suu Kyi Visits China – an Act of Defiance to Myanmar's Government

The most recognizable opposition leader in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, has arrived in the Chinese capital Beijing. Her visit to China in the face of the recent tensions between both countries is seen as an act of defiance to Myanmar's leadership.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Chinese President Xi Jinping Invites Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Despite Foreign Ministry’s Objection

Chinese President Xi has reportedly invited Myanmar's opposition leader to visit China despite objections from his own Foreign Ministry.

U.S. President Barack Obama and opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi hold a press conference after their meeting at her residence in Yangon, November 14, 2014.

President Obama Affirms Support for Democracy In Myanmar

President Obama Friday met for a second time with Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Price winner Aung San Suu Kyi, assuring her of U.S. support for democracy in the country.

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