Write on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 Published in Natural Resources
Chinese workers of Wanbao copper mine at the copper mine in Sarlingyi township in Monywa, Sagaing Division in Myanmar on May 23, 2014. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Chinese workers of Wanbao copper mine at the copper mine in Sarlingyi township in Monywa, Sagaing Division in Myanmar on May 23, 2014. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Ms Hua Chunying called a New York Times editorial, entitled "The plunder of Myanmar," a distortion of the facts, according to a report in Xinhua on January 27.

Write on Thursday, 22 January 2015 Published in Regional
Photo: MOI
A total of 483 vehicles used in illegal timber logging impounded by the local authorities in Kachin State from January 2 to 5, 2015. Photo: MOI

BEIJING (AFP) - Authorities in Myanmar have detained 155 Chinese nationals for illegal logging, China's foreign ministry said January 21, denying reports that its citizens had been trapped by an armed conflict there.

Write on Thursday, 15 January 2015 Published in Trade
Myanmar and China are said to be stepping up efforts to clamp down on the illegal timber trade. Seized timber in Kachin State on February 22, 2014. Photo: Mizzima
 Myanmar and China are said to be stepping up efforts to clamp down on the illegal timber trade. Seized timber in Kachin State on February 22, 2014. Photo: Mizzima

The Myanmar and Chinese authorities plan to crack down on illegal timber trading routes along their long mutual border.