China can support Myanmar for win-win benefits (Global Times)

This week Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Myanmar which will be his first in 2020. This is the first Chinese president to visit Myanmar in almost 20 years. Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin paid a state visit in 2001. In the interlude, China became a world power, shaping global investments especially via the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in which Myanmar is also an important participant.

https://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1176965.shtml

By Aung Tun

Myanmar: a country reluctant to help the world understand itself (The Interpreter)

Some have called Myanmar a struggling beauty. Without a doubt, the country is beautiful, home to a number of unique heritage sites. Yet it is also a country that claims it has been widely misunderstood.

https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/myanmar-country-reluctant-help-world-understand-itself

Hui Ying Lee

No safe return for Rohingya refugees (The Interpreter)

The Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar published last week is likely to dominate debates about the Rohingya refugee crisis and international policy choices in the coming months.

https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/no-safe-return-rohingya-refugees

Morten B. Pedersen