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WEEK IN REVIEW: Insurgent Group in Myanmar Reportedly Seized Another Key Border Crossing With China

A missile being fired near Myanmar's border with China. Image: AFP / STR

An insurgent group in Myanmar has reportedly seized another key border crossing with China, further eroding the ruling junta’s control of the northeastern Shan State. Beijing remains concerned about factional fighting in Myanmar spilling over the border and has even deployed PLA troops on the Chinese side. (DIPLOMAT)

A Chinese-brokered ceasefire in Myanmar collapsed this weekend when ethnic insurgents launched an attack on a major trading zone in the northern Shan state near the border with China. Rebel groups now say they have cut off the military government’s once-lucrative Chinese trading routes.(CHANNEL NEWS ASIA)

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