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Burma: Land of Opportunity or Living Hell?

Rangoon-street-sBurma has recently been lauded among foreign diplomats and investors as a land of ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 06 December 2012 18:52 ) Read more...
 

ASEAN-China conflict on South China Sea widens

Kavi-Chongkittavorn-Oct-2012sAfter the 21st ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh last month, the leaders of the member states were ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 03 December 2012 11:40 ) Read more...
 

Can Thailand play the great US-China rivalry?

The geo-strategic intersected with the geo-economic in Bangkok early last week as, within hours, the departure of US President Barack Obama was followed by the arrival of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao...
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Obama’s awkward gaffes

obama-speak-in-YGNNewly re-elected US President Barack Obama is renowned for his eloquence and oratory skills. But his tongue—and his body language—seemed to desert him several times during his visit to Burma on Monday...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:41 ) Read more...
 

Will Obama feel the pain and hear the prayers?

May NgWhether anyone likes it or not, Obama’s visit just two weeks after the historic presidential re-election is the most powerful statement ver made over contemporary Burma. After winning the re-election with minority, female, youth, and urban votes, ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 19 November 2012 11:13 ) Read more...
 

Intermediate education: a way to create a young workforce in Burma

tussOne of the most cost effective and efficient ways the US creates a young, entry-level labor force is not found in the traditional universities that offer four-year ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 November 2012 17:26 ) Read more...
 

Peace funds should be based on local needs

Zoya-Phan-commentary-sFor many decades, the Burmese Army was engaged in constant military attacks against civilian populations in Karen, ...
Last Updated ( Friday, 26 October 2012 15:59 ) Read more...
 

Suu Kyi: wins and losses

Suu-Kyi-at-University-of-Louisville-sSuu Kyi's recent US trip was a huge win for her as well as a very crucial loss. The big win was the outpouring of accolades, tributes and ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 October 2012 17:33 ) Read more...
 

Small is still beautiful for Burma

solar-power-system-in-a-village-sThe attention of the much of Burmese government is now tied up with foreign investments and planning for mega-industrial zones.
Last Updated ( Friday, 05 October 2012 14:52 ) Read more...
 

Myanmar’s Rohingya problem

Nicholas-Farrelly-sWith the first flushes of democratisation and the tentative unraveling of Myanmar’s decades of military rule, ...
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 02 October 2012 14:16 ) Read more...
 
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The Kachin’s last stand
Since October this year, Burma has been in a state of civil war, with fighting between Burmese military and armed ethnic rebels. The ruling junta started a crackdown on these armed groups.

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