Analysis: Myanmar dam suspension tests vital China ties

Reuters: The surprise decision by Myanmar's new civilian government to suspend a controversial, Chinese-backed dam is straining relations between the erstwhile allies, but neither is likely to risk lasting damage. China is pressing for an "appropriate solution" to the shelving of the $3.6 billion Myitsone dam, a moved hailed by its opponents who had warned of the scheme's environmental damage and forced relocation of residents. For Myanmar, under wide-reaching sanctions by Western countries for human......

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