Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi pictured ahead of their talks on Saturday. Photo: XinhuaXi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi pictured ahead of their talks on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi pictured ahead of their talks on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up Myanmar visit with string of infrastructure deals, including strategic Indian Ocean port

  • Trip helps cement ‘new era’ for Beijing’s ties with its neighbour, which is facing growing international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority
  • Agreements see multibillion plan for Kyaukphyu port revived – a step that could allow China to bypass the Strait of Malacca where its South China Sea claims have faced a growing backlash
Topic |   Myanmar’s changing ties with China
Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi pictured ahead of their talks on Saturday. Photo: XinhuaXi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi pictured ahead of their talks on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi pictured ahead of their talks on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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