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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    ‘We need to be friends of both’: Aung San Suu Kyi speaks on China, the US, corruption and free speech

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:49pm by George Chen

    ... Aung San Suu Kyi said China's political direction should ultimately be decided by the Chinese people.  On relations with China and the United States: “I shouldn’t think [Myanmar’s ... we would have few officials [left] so we have to find why they are obliged to engage in bribery and corruption in the first place.” On China’s political prospect: “I don’t think Burma ...

  2. Infographics - News - MYANMAR

    Dragon at the doorstep: Myanmar’s changing ties with China

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:42pm by Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo, Cedric Sam

    ... to China's Yunnan province. It visits activists hiding from politics as they organise demonstrations against a copper mine run by a subsidiary of a Chinese arms manufacturer and follows the landmark ... Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo and Cedric Sam In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Singapore beats China to become top investor in Myanmar

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:54pm by Bloomberg

    ... tops China as investor in Myanmar US companies registering in Singapore to skirt sanctions on Myanmar helped the city state trump China as the country's number one investor this year, ... Securities Exchange Centre in Yangon. "That is why Singapore takes over China." Thein declined to identify the companies. While US President Barack Obama in 2012 authorised US companies ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US, China have roles to play in Myanmar, says Suu Kyi

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of the Rotary Global Peace Forum in Honolulu yesterday, Suu Kyi said China's political direction should ultimately be decided by the Chinese people. When asked by the Post for her comments ... questions and ask why. If you want to change things, you must get to the root of the trouble," said Suu Kyi. When asked for her expectations on the prospects of political reforms in China since ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN fears over Myanmar civilians in fresh Kachin unrest

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:19pm by undefined

    ... days of negotiations that were observed by representatives from the UN and China among others, was aimed at laying the “foundation for political dialogue” and working towards peace, according ... and the elderly,” said UN Resident and Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Myanmar Ashok Nigam in a statement released late on Friday. Conflict in Kachin, near the northern border with China, broke out in June ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees 69 political prisoners

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:45pm by AFP

    ... permission. Scores remain behind bars, but the precise number of inmates is unclear. The government also faces claims that those critics who remain behind bars are being used for political capital with the international community and during ethnic minority peace negotiations. Ye Aung, a representative of former political prisoners on the committee in charge of reviewing the status of detained dissidents, ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar becomes a land of opportunity with political reform

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Yangon charlotte.so@scmp.com Political reform offers the chance of big profits in the former pariah state. The first of a three-part series looks at the flood of investment ... for casting an envious eye at returns in Myanmar. The property market there has been inflated not only by local cash and hot money from mainland China but also speculators from Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar releases political prisoners as Aung San Suu Kyi starts US visit

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Amnesty for more than 80 dissidents More than 80 political prisoners have been freed in Myanmar, opposition groups said yesterday, deepening a reform drive ... of Thein Sein's trip to the US- which links the further easing of sanctions to the release of dissidents. "We have confirmation that 87 political prisoners have been released," said ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar police fire rubber bullets at protest over China-backed mine

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 11:21pm by AP

    ... of the monks. The Letpadaung mine- a joint venture between a Myanmar military-controlled holding company and China's Wanbao Mining Copper- drew international attention one year ago when police ... as Myanmar's president pardoned 69 political prisoners, including two grandsons of a former dictator, as part of a promise to free all such prisoners by the end of the year. Most of those newly freed ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... Vincent MacIsaac in Yangon Farmers stage protests over land confiscations Myanmar's swift economic development has been marked by the rise of a new class of political dissidents: ... been farming for decades- the day after President Thein Sein announced on national radio that all of Myanmar's political prisoners had been freed, said Nay Myo Zin, a former military ...




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