China calls for talks over shelved Myanmar dam

Reuters: China called on Saturday for talks with Myanmar after the government there suspended a controversial $3.6 billion, Chinese-led dam project. After weeks of rare public outrage against the Myitsone dam, Myanmar's largest hydropower project, President Thein Sein told parliament his government had to act "according to the desire of the people. Myanmar's then military government proposed the dam in 2006 and signed a contract in 2009 with the Myanmar military-backed Asia World Company and China Power......

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