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Radio Australia Interview on Myanmar Economy

Can Burma’s economy cope with sudden influx of foreign investment? With the relaxation of western sanctions Burma, foreign business interests are pouring in, eager to take advantage of what the resource-rich, strategically located country can offer. Can Burma’s economy cope with the sudden influx of foreign investment? But there are those, including opposition leader Aung…

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Foreign Affairs Article – How Not to Invest in Myanmar

(Re-printed from the original article here) Since Aung San Suu Kyi’s parliamentary election victory last April, Asian and Western businesspeople have flocked to Myanmar (also known as Burma), eager to take part in the re-emergence of a regional economic power. Over the last several months, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and, as of May, the…

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