Is Burma China’s Satellite State? The Answer is Yes

Is Burma China’s Satellite State? The Answer is Yes – The Irrawaddy, May 27, 2011
…It is believed that over the last 20 years, hundreds of thousands of Chinese have migrated to Burma. Many of them have obtained Burmese nationality cards through corrupt immigration officials. China’s persistent presence in Burma is significant—many local Burmese have begun learning Mandarin to help secure jobs, prompting a joke in Burma that the future leaders of the country will be fluent in Chinese next time they visit Beijing…

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