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2019/03/13 | Chinadialogue
China May Determine the Future of Myanmar's Fragile Rivers
Chinese companies are pushing to resume destructive dam projects, ignoring a key assessment and the objections of local people.
2018/09/28 | China Brief
China and Myanmar Circle Warily around Proposed Economic Corridor
There is considerable doubt on both sides over a proposed China-Myanmar Economic Corridor.
2018/09/07 | Stuart Heaver
China's One Belt, One Road Is One Dimensional Compared with the Maritime Original
Exploring the breadth and diversity of cultural and economic exchange enabled by the Maritime Silk Road reveals the comparative paucity of its modern-day counterpart.
2018/08/17 | The Third Pole
OPINION: Laos Dam Disaster Offers Chance to Reassess Renewables Plan
The decision to suspend hydropower projects offers Laos a chance to work with international partners and switch to less environmentally impactful renewables.
2018/08/14 | Diálogo Chino
ANALYSIS: The Pros and Cons of Chinese Investment in Latin America
By extending into Latin America, China's Belt and Road is filling a vacuum for much-needed local infrastructure. However, environmental and labor concerns linger.
2018/08/07 | Policy Forum
ANALYSIS: Japan Is Finally Entering the Indo-Pacific Arena
Japan has hesitated to assert itself in the Indo-Pacific, a region increasingly dominated by Chinese influence. It may want to avoid its tradition 'value-oriented diplomacy' and the temptation to lock horns with China.
2018/08/06 | Mongabay
China's Belt and Road Might Endanger the World's Rarest Ape
A key Belt and Road hydropower dam project in Sumatra, Indonesia could threaten the rarest species of great ape in the world. Only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans remain, and they may be right in China's path.
2018/07/27 | Mongabay
Modernizing Malaysia: The Blessings and Stresses of an Infrastructure Explosion
Malaysia is undertaking a breakneck building spree that is lifting its economy while placing its environment and politics under pressure.