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Updated 10:35 AM EDT, Thu, Apr 18, 2019

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China Hosts Regional Meeting, Announces $11.5 Billion Loan to Neighbors

The first Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Leaders' Meeting "Shared River, Shared Future" started off on a hopeful note on March 23 at Sanya in China's Hainan province.

People watch waves in Qiantang river

China Releases Emergency Water Supply to Help Drought-Stricken Neighbours

China's Jinghong Hydropower Station has released emergency water supply of up to 2,190 cubic meters per second into the Mekong River to the immense relief of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. By Sunday, March 19, the water had reached Northern Thailand. The emergency water supply plan will last from March 15 to April 10.

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.

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China Urges Myanmar to Reconsider Lifetime Jail Sentence for 153 Alleged Loggers

China has expressed concern over the severe lifetime imprisonment sentence handed out to over a hundred Chinese nationals in Myanmar on Wednesday. Officials have urged Myanmar authorities to deal with the issue in a "lawful, reasonable and justified manner."

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.

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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.

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Tens of Thousands Pour Into China As Fighting Rages On In Myanmar

Tens of thousands of civilians have fled Myanmar as fighting continues to escalate in the Chinese border.

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