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Yunnan

Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
Laos next target for Chinese tourist “invasion”

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With hordes of Chinese tourists overrunning one Southeast Asian country after the other as a result of a new travel freedom and rising spending...
New US sanctions against Myanmar military in Rohingya crisis

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The US broadened its sanctions against Myanmar on August 17, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for their alleged role in...
New low-cost flights should bring more Chinese tourists to Brunei

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A Chinese budget airline with the enchanting name Lucky Air just launched flights from Kunming, the capital of China's southern Yunnan province, and from...
Myanmar-China oil pipeline opens, greatly reduces shipping time

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Myanmar finally opened a new crude oil pipeline in January linking its western coast with China’s southern province of Yunnan, cutting shipping time for...
Thai junta approves $23-billion high-speed rail projects

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Thailand's ruling junta has approved a $23-billion transport project that will see two high-speed railways link up directly with China by 2021, in a...
Laos farmers urged to grow vine instead of opium

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A new project to encourage opium poppy farmers to instead grow a species of vine is underway in Laos in collaboration with China, main...
Vietnam to open 4 economic zones at Chinese border

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Vietnam will open four new economic zones along the border of China by 2020, a ministry official said on November 27. Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry...
Next blow for Myanmar’s Dawei project

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The huge project for an industrial zone plus sea port in Myanmar's southern region of Dawei has suffered another setback as the planned 110-kilometer...
China-ASEAN rail network advances

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China started operations on February 23 on the 141-kilometer Yuxi-Mengzi railway line, part of the Pan-Asia railway network that will connect China to ASEAN...
China-Laos railway to commence

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Construction is slated to start soon on the new China-backed 418-kilometer railroad that will snake through Yunnan province into Southeast Asia, linking together Kunming;...
The yuan continues marching south

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Up until September 2012, border trade between Myanmar and China measured $2.4 billion, with 70 per cent coming across the Yunnan-Myanmar border. Trade with India is but a trickle in comparison. Justin Calderon found out why.
High Speed Rail

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Thailand's government has committed to its biggest investment in history: $90 billion will be spent over the next seven years to develop infrastructure for...

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China has opened a currency service center on Saturday, May 19, at the border to Myanmar in a bid to enhance trade between the...