Protesters in Myanmar demonstrate against the Myitsone Dam project during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP Protesters in Myanmar demonstrate against the Myitsone Dam project during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
Protesters in Myanmar demonstrate against the Myitsone Dam project during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP

Could Chinese investments cost Suu Kyi the Myanmar election?

  • Controversial China-backed projects like the Myitsone Dam and the Belt and Road Initiative will be key election issues as Myanmar heads to the polls
  • While Chinese plans face resistance, analysts say Beijing can win over the locals if it plays its cards right

Topic |   Myanmar’s changing ties with China
Protesters in Myanmar demonstrate against the Myitsone Dam project during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP Protesters in Myanmar demonstrate against the Myitsone Dam project during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
Protesters in Myanmar demonstrate against the Myitsone Dam project during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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