Demonstrators protest near the Indonesian Embassy in Yangon. Photo: AP
Demonstrators protest near the Indonesian Embassy in Yangon. Photo: AP
Myanmar

Can Indonesia use Myanmar to balance the US and China?

  • Jakarta’s efforts to help its Southeast Asian neighbour are partly aimed at keeping it within Asean’s orbit rather than China’s, experts say
  • But Indonesia is also hoping to impress its democratic credentials on US President Joe Biden, giving the country leverage in its strategic interests

Demonstrators protest near the Indonesian Embassy in Yangon. Photo: AP
Demonstrators protest near the Indonesian Embassy in Yangon. Photo: AP
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