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Burma to Allow Poll Monitors
March 24, 2012
Burma to Allow Poll Monitors
Burma’s leader announces that foreign monitors will be allowed in for by-elections scheduled for next month.
Burma to Allow Poll Monitors
Can Burma Keep Pace With Itself?
March 21, 2012
Can Burma Keep Pace With Itself?
The signs of reform in Burma are clear. But is the country changing too quickly – and will it be exploited by outsiders?
Can Burma Keep Pace With Itself?
Can Burma Find a Durable Peace?
March 09, 2012
Can Burma Find a Durable Peace?
Burma’s ruling junta may be receiving praise overseas for its apparent tilt toward democracy. But will the Karen people be won over?
Can Burma Find a Durable Peace?
February 28, 2012
Burma’s Exchange Rate Problem
Attention on Burma’s reforms has focused on democracy. But the mundane issue of exchange rates may be key.
Burma’s Exchange Rate Problem
February 25, 2012
Shwedagon Festival Back On
The government’s decision to allow festivities at the Shwedagon Pagoda is a further sign of progress in Burma.
Shwedagon Festival Back On
Singapore Eyes U.S. Balance
February 14, 2012
Singapore Eyes U.S. Balance
As China rises, Singapore indicates it’s determined that the U.S. should have a strong role in Southeast Asia.
Singapore Eyes U.S. Balance
U.S. Eases Burma Sanctions
February 08, 2012
U.S. Eases Burma Sanctions
The United States has begin easing sanctions on Burma. Will Thein Sein respond with more reforms?
U.S. Eases Burma Sanctions
Burma Real Estate – Boom or Bust?
February 03, 2012
Burma Real Estate – Boom or Bust?
With growing optimism that reforms in Burma are for real, property prices are soaring. But is the boom sustainable?
Burma Real Estate – Boom or Bust?
Burma's Non-Nuclear Plans
February 03, 2012
Burma's Non-Nuclear Plans
Despite the talk of help from North Korea, Burma has too much to lose by pursuing a nuclear weapons program.
Burma's Non-Nuclear Plans
Burma – Last Business Frontier?
February 03, 2012
Burma – Last Business Frontier?
As Burma continues its reforms, expect international business to eye its raw material and cheap labor potential.
Burma – Last Business Frontier?
Burma – Last Business Frontier?
February 03, 2012
Burma – Last Business Frontier?
As Burma continues its reforms, expect international business to eye its raw material and cheap labor potential.
Burma – Last Business Frontier?
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
February 01, 2012
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Burma has shown real signs of progress. But can it put an end to conflict with its ethnic military groups?
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
February 01, 2012
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Burma has shown real signs of progress. But can it put an end to conflict with its ethnic military groups?
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Economy Key to Burma's Democracy
January 31, 2012
Economy Key to Burma's Democracy
Signs that Burma’s economy is opening aren’t just good news for Western firms hoping to make some money – democracy in the country could depend on it.
Economy Key to Burma's Democracy
Suu Kyi in Election Mode
January 31, 2012
Suu Kyi in Election Mode
Not long ago, it would have been unthinkable to see Aung San Suu Kyi openly campaigning. How deep is the change?
Suu Kyi in Election Mode
Why Burma Needs Transparency
January 26, 2012
Why Burma Needs Transparency
If Burma’s economy is grow it will need the government to do more to ensure transparency and accountability.
Why Burma Needs Transparency
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