In order for Myanmar to meet its domestic needs, it will remain important for it to be partnered by China in its economic, political and security interests under the new, democratic NLD-led civilian government.
Research conducted by the Business Research Centre of the Italy-China Foundation (Centro Studi per l’Impresa della Fondazione Italia Cina, CeSIF) has shown that, in 2016, 122 million Chinese tourists travelled abroad (4.3 percent more than 2015), and that Italy alone welcomed 3.79 million Chinese tourists.
Over the past six months, Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has begun to rapidly consolidate control over his country in the lead up to scheduled 2018 parliamentary elections.
On November 26-27, the Sixth Summit of the Heads of Governments of China and the sixteen countries of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe took place in Budapest, marking the fifth anniversary since the establishment of the 16+1 platform. The meeting itself was business as usual. At the same time, unlike…
“China has become a new option for PNG when it seeks external opportunities for economic and development cooperation. It has become a bargaining chip for the island country in acquiring more aid and benefits from traditional donors”.