BRI projects untouched amid attacks in Myanmar

“Chinese companies in Myanmar helped develop the local economy, solve employment issues, improve local government revenue and participate in charity work. If the local government failed to deal with such an incident in a timely way and protect the development of foreign enterprises, who would want to invest in Myanmar?” said a Chinese resident.

Myanmar’s women are on the front lines against the Junta –

The military has also traditionally drawn moral legitimacy from its support of Buddhism, the nation’s dominating—and deeply patriarchal—religion. Buddhism in Myanmar espouses the concept of hpon, a form of spiritual energy that men are said to have more of, making them superior to women, and considers female nuns lower-statThe military has also traditionally drawn moral legitimacy from its support of Buddhism, the nation’s dominating—and deeply patriarchal—religion.

China treads lightly on Myanmar coup with billions at stake

China analysts based in Hong Kong agreed that Beijing was likely not pleased with the turmoil spreading across the country after the Feb. 1 coup. China has multibillion-dollar economic and strategic investments in the pipeline that were blessed by the leaders of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, which controlled the civilian-led government that the military overthrew.