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China building great wall on its soft southern underbelly

CHIANG MAI – Political observers and Western diplomats are confounded over why China, in sharp contrast to its various, proposed connectivity initiatives in Myanmar such as superhighways and high-speed rail lines, is building a high-tech wall along its 2,227-kilometer border with Myanmar. Is the wall, replete with high-voltage fences, surveillance cameras and infrared sensors, to […]