Chinese people suffer from the Chinese Communist Party, and Burma’s anti-China sentiment continues to rise

Protesters hold homemade shields during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon’s Lae Daya district, March 14, 2021.

After the military coup in Burma, the situation is chaotic and people are on edge. The Golden Stream logistics almost came to a halt, and Taiwanese companies in Burma are unable to operate.

As the death toll of protesters continues to rise, the sadness and anger of the Burmese people grows stronger as the military junta crackdowns on anti-coup activists. There have been various indications that the Chinese Communist government is secretly supporting the Burmese military, and the anti-China sentiment of the Burmese people has been heating up as a result.

On the afternoon of the 14th, a large number of Burmese, riding motorcycles and armed with iron bars, axes and oil, broke into two Chinese-owned factories in Hlaing Tharyar district to vent their anger. During this period, a Taiwanese shoe factory, Chang Yi, was also innocently set on fire by the locals.

The protesters entered the factory and destroyed the security room and 4 official vehicles, and 10 Taiwanese cadres were once trapped in the factory. In Myanmar military and police personnel stationed in the industrial zone and declared martial law, the original protesters surrounded the plant before dispersing, 10 Taiwanese cadres are safe.

On the same day, the military once again used strong measures to bloody suppress the protesters, at least 39 people were shot dead, making it the bloodiest day since the anti-coup protests in Myanmar.

The Myanmar Association for the Assistance of Political Prisoners (MAPP) said security forces killed at least 22 protesters in Yangon’s Lae Daya district on the 14th.

The Central News Agency reported that a Taiwanese businessman who has been doing business in Burma for decades said in an interview with communication software that due to the massive staff strike, Burma’s Gold stream logistics has all come to a halt and cannot do anything at all.

The Taiwanese businessman said, now not only the company’s losses are very heavy, “even the Life of the Family are in question, can only say helpless.” He said that there is no sign of improvement in the situation, Burma is almost going to enter a state of anarchy, Burmese people are now abhorrent to the Chinese Communist Party, he has prepared for the worst, may be people first leave Burma before.

Another Taiwanese businessman said in an interview with the Central News Agency that no matter what we want to do now, “we can’t move at all”, the money can’t be taken out of the bank, and we don’t even know if we can get it out in the future.

The Taiwanese businessman said that the younger generation in Myanmar is now very sensitive to China, because they feel that the living space is squeezed, Taiwanese businessmen want to emphasize that they are Taiwanese companies, but if once the petrol bomb is thrown down, and will not distinguish the nationality of the factory, to yesterday’s accident in the industrial zone of Ledaia, and not just purely Taiwanese manufacturers of industrial areas, but the planning of complex old industrial areas, Taiwanese businessmen even if they emphasize that it is a Taiwanese factory, or may be ripple.

A Taiwanese businessman who has been doing business in Myanmar for nearly 10 years said that the whole of Myanmar is now on edge, and he intends to return to Taiwan in the near future, possibly ending his company and making plans that he may not be able to return to Myanmar.

The state-run Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) declared martial law in Lae Daya district on the evening of the 14th, and today announced the expansion of martial law to Shwe Pyitha, South Dagon, North Dagon, Dagon Seikkan, and North Okkalapa).

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China said that the office has informed the Taiwanese businessmen that it is recommended to mark the outside of the factory in Burmese characters “Taiwan Enterprise” and hang the flag of the Republic of China, and to explain to the local employees and nearby residents that it is a Taiwan factory to avoid confusion and misjudgment by outsiders.