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China-Backed Railway Expansion Stalls In Myanmar

Three years ago China and Myanmar signed an agreement to construct a high-speed rail network that would connect China’s Yunnan Province to the Bay of Bengal. But last month, the three-year memorandum of understanding expired, leaving the network's future in doubt. Myanmar officials said plans for a $20 billion high-speed railway that would have linked a sleepy seaport in one of Myanmar's poorest states to Kunming, Yunnan's provincial capital, were never realized, and no...

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