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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tycoon Zaw Zaw sees his fortunes rise as ties to old guard bear fruit

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Zaw Zaw sees his empire rise as ties to the old guard bear fruit How a tycoon rides on the back of change Zaw Zaw, one of Myanmar's most successful ... with everybody," Zaw Zaw said. The 45-year-old tycoon, who built his fortune capitalising on Myanmar's old networks of patronage and power, has demonstrated an agility in reconfiguring his business- ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's old guard keeps grip on US$8b jade trade

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hpakant, Myanmar Myanmar's military and tycoons make billions by smuggling the precious stones to China, depriving the country of much-needed revenue Old guard keeps grip ... before. "Last year I found a stone worth 50 million kyat," he said, trekking past the craters and slag heaps of this notorious jademining region in northwest Myanmar. That's about ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi draws rare rancour over Myanmar mine report

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:35am

    ... where criticising the 67-year-old Suu Kyi is rare. The daughter of independence hero Aung San made a switch last year from activist to politician and found herself saddled with expectations ... and Kachin states and for accepting party donations from tycoons considered cronies of the former military junta. She also caused a stir when she expressed “fondness” for the military, which for more ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tourism threatens Moken people of Myanmar's Mergui archipelago

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:32am by AP

    ... of the world's most important marine biodiversity. They are also a big attraction for those eager to experience one of Asia's last tourism frontiers before, as many fear, it succumbs to the ravages ... A nominally civilian government took over in 2011, but tourism remains relatively low. About 2,000 tourists visited last year- about 2.5 per island. To date only one hotel exists, the Myanmar Andaman ...



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