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China and Myanmar make limited progress on stalled dam project during Suu Kyi’s visit to Beijing

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ork on the Chinese-backed $3.6 billion Myitsone dam was suspended in 2011 following protests from local residents and environmental groups. Experts say the two sides may be looking at compromises, such as alternative sites or cooperation on other key projects.
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.