Meth pills in Myanmar are known as ‘ya ba’ or madness medicine. Photo: AFP

What does China’s Belt and Road have to do with Myanmar’s meth problem?

  • China is key to arresting a surge in methamphetamine production that has seen Myanmar become one of world’s largest suppliers, claims new report
  • Chemicals used in making the drug are pouring over border, while separatist groups are exploiting China’s infrastructure plans for the region, it says
Topic |   Myanmar's changing ties with China

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Meth pills in Myanmar are known as ‘ya ba’ or madness medicine. Photo: AFP
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