Stranded cattle up to 15,000 in Muse

The number of cattle stranded at the Chinese border continues to rise with cattle traders taking heavy losses. The Mandalay Region Cattle Exporters Association reported that 15,000 heads of cattle are now in bureaucratic limbo at Muse. Their owners h

China-backed power plant to go live

Despite the ongoing pandemic, a Chinese-backed power plant will be completed by next year, its backers say. Speaking to the Myanmar Times, U Htu Htu Aung, deputy CEO of Supreme Trading Company, which is carrying out the project, said the USD 170 mill

India says China is aiding Myanmar rebels

Indian officials have accused China of using Myanmar rebel groups to support proxy wars on its borders. Speaking to press, the officials (who remained anonymous) claimed China was working with the United Wa State Army and the Arakan Army to funnel we
Cattle trade almost to a halt due to COVID resurgence

Cattle trade almost to a halt due to COVID resurgence

Cattle trade has ground to a halt amid the coronavirus resurgences and over 10,000 cattle are stranded in Muse border. “Before the COVID-19, cattle was in high demand. The resurgence of COVID-19 in Myanmar prompted China to tighten its border areas

Watermelons latest crop to find non-Chinese buyers

Myanmar will begin exporting watermelons to the Middle East this month, adding another region to the list of Chinese-dominated export destinations. U Naing Win, chair of the Myanmar Watermelon and Muskmelon Producers and Exporters Association, told t

China fast-tracks border trade for crops

China has established an official “green lane” through the border crossing at Muse to fast track shipments of fruit, onions and fish. Up to 100 trucks per day may use the green lane, which is meant to increase trade volume amid the pandem