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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... for Myanmar's reforms, which include opening up the government-dominated economy and allowing private newspapers to operate. "Some people in Congress have tried to shift the goal posts again ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... and inter-communal violence, kick-starting the economy and reviving health care and education. The NLD lost one of its best-loved champions of freedom in April with the death of Win Tin at age 84. He ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees five political prisoners under Thein Sein pardon

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... the country's sagging economy. Myanmar had faced sanctions from Western nations- now mostly lifted- over its poor human rights record and undemocratic rule. ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar releases 41 political prisoners in government amnesty

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:58pm by Reuters

    ... was to travel to Tokyo for a meeting between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), a 10-nation political and economic bloc, and hours before regional leaders gathered ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar police chief says bombings were aimed at deterring foreign investors

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 02:09am by AP

    ... was to stop foreign involvement in the local market economy," the police chief said. "We have confirmed that all [bombs] are made locally and used by the single person or organisation." ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Small time bomb caused Myanmar Trader’s Hotel blast, police say

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:13pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... upon a series of major reforms, liberalising the economy and the political sphere, easing censorship and freeing political prisoners. But many activists and rights groups have complained ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Pact between Myanmar's government and Kachin rebels questioned

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... move to a quasi-democracy in 2011, Myanmar has sought to stem fighting with ethnic groups so it can focus on developing its economy. The Kachin rebels are the only significant armed ethnic ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar unrest raises stakes for tourist industry

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Thandwe

    ... regional neighbours, according to consultants at the McKinsey Global Institute, who estimated it contributed $600 million to the country’s economy and employed 270,000 people. Since ... contribute $14.1 billion to the economy and employ around 2.3 million people - a boon in a country left impoverished by military rule. Myanmar economic expert Sean Turnell said the unrest ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Attacks on Rohingya must end if Myanmar wants credibility, say UN

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Indonesia, Japan, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Britain, the United States, Vietnam, and the country holding the presidency of the European Union, currently Lithuania. ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Foreign firms win licences to provide mobile phone networks in Myanmar

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... be France's Orange in partnership with Marubeni of Japan. The winners had "committed to offer a wide range of services to the public at affordable prices in both urban and rural areas", ...




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