Rohingya Muslim children at Pan Taw Pyin village in Maungdaw in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. Photo: AFP
Rohingya Muslim children at Pan Taw Pyin village in Maungdaw in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. Photo: AFP

How Chinese cash shores up Myanmar’s Rakhine state, despite international condemnation of Rohingya crisis

Despite its natural resources, Rakhine is one of Myanmar’s poorest states – some 78 per cent of the population live below the poverty line, nearly double the national average

Rohingya Muslim children at Pan Taw Pyin village in Maungdaw in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. Photo: AFP
Rohingya Muslim children at Pan Taw Pyin village in Maungdaw in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. Photo: AFP
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