Qin Hui

Articles by Qin Hui

  • Behind Myanmar’s suspended dam (1)

    After the decision to shelve a China-funded hydropower plant on the Irrawaddy River caused uproar in Beijing, Qin Hui set off south to learn about the project and its opponents. He opens a three-part article.

    Posted 28 Mar 2012 in Articles
  • Behind Myanmar’s suspended dam (2)

    China’s resolve not to interfere in its neighbour’s “internal affairs” rings hollow: the country has played a formative role in Burmese history, writes Qin Hui.

    Posted 28 Mar 2012 in Articles
  • Behind Myanmar’s suspended dam (3)

    In a region scarred by violent conflict and rife with distrust of China, the investment risks are plain. Qin Hui concludes his three-part analysis of the fate of the Myitsone dam.

    Posted 28 Mar 2012 in Articles
  • On the Mekong, a better way (1)

    Dam-building in south-west China has provoked fury downstream. In the first instalment of a three-part article, historian Qin Hui criticises Beijing’s response.

    Posted 30 Dec 2010 in Articles
  • On the Mekong, a better way (2)

    China is shooting itself in the foot as far as river management is concerned – attracting unnecessary suspicion through lack of openness, says Qin Hui.

    Posted 29 Dec 2010 in Articles
  • On the Mekong, a better way (3)

    Concluding his article on hydropower in south-west China, Qin Hui argues there is opportunity in friction. China must learn lessons from its regional dealings – and then apply them at home.

    Posted 25 Dec 2010 in Articles