In the Name of Pauk-Phaw
Myanmar's China Policy Since 1948
Publication Year: 2011
Published by: ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute
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The pictures of the plate and the cloth that appear on the cover are gifts presented by the Chinese Government to the people of Myanmar in the early 1960s, after the successful completion of the demarcation of Sino-Myanmar boundary and the conclusion of the Treaty of Friendship and Mutual...
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I was fortunate to receive exceptional help from a number of people in Myanmar who deserve to be mentioned here but would prefer to remain anonymous. Without their kindness, support and encouragement, this book could not have been accomplished. They have my heartfelt gratitude...
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After a long period of anti-colonial struggles and movements for national liberation, Myanmar finally regained her independence on 4 January 1948. Many sacrifices were made in the name of sovereignty, national self determination, and territorial integrity. At the time of Independence...
2. Sino-Myanmar Relations 1948-1962: The Years of Charting the Water
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Ever since her independence in January 1948, Myanmar has been, inevitably, preoccupied with her relations with China. Political elites and policy makers in Myanmar are apparently concerned about Chinese intentions towards their country, and, understandably, they are worried about...
3. Sino-Myanmar Relations 1962-1988: Into the Years of Living Dangerously
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On 2 March 1962, the Tatmadaw, under the leadership of the then Commander-in-Chief, General Ne Win, carried out a military coup in the name of the Revolutionary Council and took over control of the State. The Revolutionary Council immediately issued a statement that it would...
4. Sino-Myanmar Relations 1988-2010: Towards Closer Cooperation
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Myanmar’s China policy since 1988 has been essentially directed toward securing and consolidating Chinese political support for the government in international and regional forums. To this end, the Myanmar government makes full use of its geopolitical realities, geostrategic position and...
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Since the nation regained its independence in January 1948, the Myanmar government has tried to find a way to deal with (at one time) an ideologically hostile and traditionally chauvinistic China, which pursued a foreign policy aimed at restoring its perceived historical influence in...
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Publication Year: 2011