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Contentious Dam Project Tops Myanmar Leader’s China Visit

The fate of a long-suspended and contentious Chinese dam project in Myanmar is expected to be a key topic of discussion during State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit this week to China. Before the Wednesday to Sunday visit, state media published a flurry of articles showcasing the importance of ties and the visit. Myanmar’s former military-backed government suspended the hydropower project in 2011, citing concern about China’s growing economic influence in the country.  Those...

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