Linking India's northeast, Bangladesh, Myanmar and the Chinese province of Yunnan, the corridor will lead to major socioeconomic development and will provide a massive boost to trade in South Asia.
Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its partner countries met in the Myanmar capital Thursday to discuss future cooperation and ways to tackle challenges to the whole region.
JAKARTA - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has expressed confidence that differences on the South China Sea issue can be handled properly as long as relevant parties maintain dialogue and consultation and strengthen maritime cooperation.
NAY PYI TAW - China's diplomacy toward its neighboring countries would contribute to the steady growth of the region's bilateral and multi-lateral ties of cooperation, said Myanmar presidential spokesman U Ye Htut in a recent interview with Xinhua.
BEIJING, Nov.14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing on Friday evening after his visit to Myanmar.Myanmar holds the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year, and is hosting a series of regional meetings in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Wednesday for a series of leaders' meetings on East Asian cooperation and an official visit to Myanmar.
"The initiatives are designed to broaden the converging interests between China and ASEAN countries and promote their cooperation to a new stage of the 'diamond decade,'" Gong said.
With China as Myanmar's main trading partner and source of overseas investment, the prospects of the two countries' mutually beneficial cooperation are optimistic.