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May 23, 2013 (AFP) -From seasoned investors to recent graduates armed with little more than hastily-made business cards and dreams of striking it rich, foreigners are pouring into Myanmar to stake a claim as it opens up. It is an expat "goldrush"
Companies and investors are lining up to enter the daily-news businessa gold rush of sorts...The nation's new foreign investment law seems deliberately vague on the legality of a non-Burmese owning local media, but there is one man who has crossed
Wednesday 22nd May, 2013 International telecommunications companies risk being linked to human rights abuses if they enter the Burmese market before adequate protections are in place, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released on May 19 2013.
UN praises Myanmar over child soldier issue "The signature of an action plan in June 2012 was a major breakthrough and I commend the Government of Myanmar for taking important steps to better protect children," said Leila Zerrougui, Special
It was the second conference with an address by Union Minister for Information Aung Kyi. International Media Support (IMS), the New Light of Myanmar said today.
US-based observers are understandably confused about Myanmar's military-guided path towards democratization, particularly after the recent eruption of communal violence between Buddhist and Muslim communities that ultimately required army
A prominent Muslim questioned why Muslims had been the first to be prosecuted when witnesses and human rights groups agree that most of the violence had been carried out by Buddhist mobs attacking Muslims. In the only other conviction related to the
US President Barack Obama praised the reforms of Myanmar leader Thein Sein but urged him to end violence against Muslims. Sein is the country's first president to visit the White House in almost half a century. Speaking from the US capital Monday
Myanmar A Myanmar court sentenced seven Muslims to prison Tuesday one of them to a life term in the killing of a Buddhist monk amid deadly sectarian violence that was overwhelmingly directed against minority Muslims but has not led to any criminal
Myanmar's President Thein Sein on Monday became the first leader of that country in almost a half-century to pay a call on the White House, a visit that has simultaneously highlighted a series of monumental changes seen in Myanmar in recent years as