China expands presence in Myanmar

Apr 30, 2011 Full story: The Hindu 15

BEIJING: China has announced it will build a railway line connecting a Myanmar border town to the planned deep-sea port it is building at Kyaukphyu, which will, along with an ongoing pipeline project, help secure access to both energy resources and a strategically-significant Indian Ocean port in that country.

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Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#1 Apr 30, 2011
Go Greater China!
RayH

Guangzhou, China

#2 Apr 30, 2011
Bob Burns wrote:
Go Greater China!
China's own railway opens on the Myanmar border this September at Ruili.
Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#3 Apr 30, 2011
RayH wrote:
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China's own railway opens on the Myanmar border this September at Ruili.
I live in the area, and it doesn't look to me as if the RR is fully built all the way, just sections here and there. What's your source?
kokong

Dhaka, Bangladesh

#4 Apr 30, 2011
So, what is wrong with China's presence in Myanmar??
If France, Japan, or Germany, or UK instead of China, then probably very, very few will be interested to write on it ?
WHO

New York, NY

#5 Apr 30, 2011
Topix is probably run by NED, FLG, CIA or ZOG.
Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#6 Apr 30, 2011
kokong wrote:
So, what is wrong with China's presence in Myanmar??
If France, Japan, or Germany, or UK instead of China, then probably very, very few will be interested to write on it ?
Geopoliticaly, it opens China's back door. Think about the implications of that for awhile. Aside from the mentioned RRs and pipelines, also building freeways and power and communication lines, all of which will extend to Bangladesh, poor now, but soon to benefit from the influx of Chinese money, factories and jobs, like Burma
Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#7 May 1, 2011
This project figured during the discussions at the plenary session of the 11th People's Congress Standing Committee of the Yunnan Province held at Kunming in February 2009. Briefing the media on that occasion, Duan Gang, President and Research Fellow of the Yunnan Academy of Economics, said that China had already constructed a railway line connecting Kunming with Dali and that a line connecting Dali with Ruili on the border with Myanmar was under construction. He said that this segment should be ready by 2015. He added that from Ruili, the railway line would go up to Kyaukphyu in Myanmar from where it will connect with Bangladesh.
Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#8 May 1, 2011
.The Kyaukphyu-Kunming railroad, which is part of the Kyaukphyu- Ruili platform project and national railroad network, is targeted to be finished in 2015. The railroad will pass through Rakhine State, Magway Region, Mandalay Region and Shan State in Myanmar, the report said. The railroad project is divided into such sections as Kyaukphyu- Eann-Minbu, Minbu-Magway-Mandalay-Lashio-M use and Muse-Jiegao trans-border railroad. After the project is implemented, Myanmar's Shan State and China's Yunnan province can be connected The "China Daily" had reported as follows on November 24, 2009: "Myanmar has begun to build a new railroad that will connect its border town Muse with Jie Guo ( Jiegao) in the Yunnan Province, China. Initial rail track tracing work has already begun with the railway station slated for Sone Kwe village near Lashio-Muse Union Road.
whatisthissite

China

#9 May 1, 2011
why always chinese news,is topix ran by a chinese?
old china

Chengdu, China

#10 May 1, 2011
whatisthissite wrote:
why always chinese news,is topix ran by a chinese?
Topix is an American forum run from inside America. However, globally, most countries and cities have their own sections. There is, for example, a section just for Beijing.
boy75

Dhaka, Bangladesh

#11 May 2, 2011
Myanmar had no choice as no western nations want to friend Myanmar.
Jane

Bangkok, Thailand

#13 Nov 29, 2012
Why the west would fear of the China rise ?
I alway see the pose cite that Chinese is stupid.
What can they do if they are stupid?
bll

Auckland, New Zealand

#14 Nov 29, 2012
RayH wrote:
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China's own railway opens on the Myanmar border this September at Ruili.
did this happen?
Jane

Bangkok, Thailand

#15 Nov 29, 2012
old china wrote:
<quoted text>
Topix is an American forum run from inside America. However, globally, most countries and cities have their own sections. There is, for example, a section just for Beijing.
It provide the sections that all undermine China not constructive materials
Jane

Bangkok, Thailand

#16 Nov 29, 2012
Go on sanction on Japanese cars
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