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Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to China yields progress on getting ethnic rebel groups to join peace talks

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
hree groups with ties to China said they would join a peace conference aimed at ending 70 years of conflict between Myanmar and ethnic minorities who have sought greater autonomy from the country's central government.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.