Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) shakes hands with Myanmar's Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe in Beijing on June 28. Photo: Reuters

How negotiations gave Myanmar and China both a better deal in joint port project

Andre Wheeler says that concerns over Myanmar falling into a Chinese ‘debt trap’ through the belt and road development plan can be assuaged by a committed effort by both parties to reach a mutually beneficial agreement, even if that includes some hard bargaining

Topic |   Myanmar's changing ties with China

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) shakes hands with Myanmar's Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe in Beijing on June 28. Photo: Reuters
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