ASEAN to rescue Myanmar?

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Jim the Moron
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ASEAN to rescue Myanmar?

Post by Jim the Moron » Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:18 am

Democracy-loving folks in Myanmar need not worry. ASEAN is coming to the rescue.
(Not.)

https://channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/m ... p-14087150

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Re: ASEAN

Post by Sertorio » Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:23 am

Jim the Moron wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:18 am
Democracy-loving folks in Myanmar need not worry. ASEAN is coming to the rescue.
(Not.)

https://channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/m ... p-14087150
Don't count on it. The important thing is knowing what China feels about the coup...

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Re: ASEAN

Post by neverfail » Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:25 am

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:23 am
Jim the Moron wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:18 am
Democracy-loving folks in Myanmar need not worry. ASEAN is coming to the rescue.
(Not.)

https://channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/m ... p-14087150
Don't count on it. The important thing is knowing what China feels about the coup...
Fuck China!

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Re: ASEAN

Post by Sertorio » Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:51 am

neverfail wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:25 am
Sertorio wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:23 am
Jim the Moron wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:18 am
Democracy-loving folks in Myanmar need not worry. ASEAN is coming to the rescue.
(Not.)

https://channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/m ... p-14087150
Don't count on it. The important thing is knowing what China feels about the coup...
Fuck China!
Finally an intelligent argument from your side!... :lol:

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Re: ASEAN

Post by DavAdmin » Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:47 pm

Burma's neighbors, Thailand, is also a military dictatorship so they are bound to support the coup. China will support anything that allows them to pillage a country's resources and infrastructure - which army generals usually do for personal profit.

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Re: ASEAN

Post by Sertorio » Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:25 am

DavAdmin wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:47 pm
Burma's neighbors, Thailand, is also a military dictatorship so they are bound to support the coup. China will support anything that allows them to pillage a country's resources and infrastructure - which army generals usually do for personal profit.
Out of curiosity, which resources and infrastructures of Burma are pillaged or bound to be pillaged by China? Is it in any way similar to what the US does to its Latin neighbours?...

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Re: ASEAN

Post by Jim the Moron » Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:38 am

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:25 am
DavAdmin wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:47 pm
Burma's neighbors, Thailand, is also a military dictatorship so they are bound to support the coup. China will support anything that allows them to pillage a country's resources and infrastructure - which army generals usually do for personal profit.
Out of curiosity, which resources and infrastructures of Burma are pillaged or bound to be pillaged by China? Is it in any way similar to what the US does to its Latin neighbours?...

"Myanmar in China's Embrace"

https://fpri.org/article/2020/01/myanma ... s-embrace/

One only has to look at neighboring, totally trashed Laos to see the consequences of being "in China's embrace."

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Re: so what else is new?

Post by neverfail » Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:28 pm

Jim the Moron wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:38 am

"Myanmar in China's Embrace"

https://fpri.org/article/2020/01/myanma ... s-embrace/

One only has to look at neighboring, totally trashed Laos to see the consequences of being "in China's embrace."
Don't fret, Jim.

Since 1948, even without help from the Chinese the Burmese military have still done a thorough job running this country into the ground.

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Re: ASEAN

Post by DavAdmin » Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:17 pm

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:25 am
Out of curiosity, which resources and infrastructures of Burma are pillaged or bound to be pillaged by China? Is it in any way similar to what the US does to its Latin neighbours?...
Deepwater ports, offshore drilling rights, transport and power infrastructure to name a few. Thailand also has a number of hydropower plants in Burma and it has been almost fully taken over by China with them building the new high speed railway, investing in infrastructure, and even supplying Covid vaccines. Of course the Thai generals running the country profit nicely from it as the Burmese generals will. Additionally, nearly everything in Laos is now made by China, it is practically just another southern province now.

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Re: ASEAN

Post by Sertorio » Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:25 pm

DavAdmin wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:17 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:25 am
Out of curiosity, which resources and infrastructures of Burma are pillaged or bound to be pillaged by China? Is it in any way similar to what the US does to its Latin neighbours?...
Deepwater ports, offshore drilling rights, transport and power infrastructure to name a few. Thailand also has a number of hydropower plants in Burma and it has been almost fully taken over by China with them building the new high speed railway, investing in infrastructure, and even supplying Covid vaccines. Of course the Thai generals running the country profit nicely from it as the Burmese generals will. Additionally, nearly everything in Laos is now made by China, it is practically just another southern province now.
Do those Chinese investments contribute to the wellbeing of the Burmese people? If China did not invest in Myanmar would the Burmese be better off? And would there be any other country which would replace China as an investor?...

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