Referendum Causes Internal Divisions
- Government Organization. // Myanmar Country Review;2001/2002, p19
Provides an overview of the government organization in Myanmar as of July 2001. Type of government; Executive, legislative, judicial branch; Legal system; Constitution; Political parties and leaders.
- Voting, But Not As We Know It. South, Ashley // World Today;Nov2010, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p29
In this article the author discusses the elections to be held in Burma on November 7, 2010. It is noted that the elections are likely to be fraudulent and dominated by the military government. The article examines the role played by independent political parties in bringing about a degree of...
- Infighting Slows Transition. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p7
The article provides a political outlook for Burma as of March 2007. The ruling State Peace and Development Council has announced a plan for transition towards democratic rule in 2003, but progress has been slow. A draft for a constitution for a referendum by the end of 2007 is expected....
- Myanmar: Country Forecast: Political Framework. // Political Risk Yearbook: Myanmar Country Report;2004, p31
Presents information on the key political players in Myanmar. Labor leaders; Role of the International Monetary Fund; History of business
- Myanmar: Country Conditions: Background. // Political Risk Yearbook: Myanmar Country Report;2004, p59
Presents information on Myanmar. Geography; Ethnic and racial divisions; Political parties; Foreign relations.
- Burma's Elections Raise More Questions Than They Answer. Clouse, Thomas // Global Finance;Dec2010, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p10
The article offers information concerning the election results in Burma in November 2010. It mentions that the election is the first to be conducted in two decades. The pro-military Union and Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) won the majority of offices in the country. It also notes that...
- 2010 Elections Taking Priority Over China Ties. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2009, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p7
The article presents the analysis of the Business Monitor International (BMI) Ltd. on the political developments in Myanmar in 2009. It states that the fighting among the army troops and ethnic Chinese rebels in August has breached the terms of the 1989 ceasefire agreement granting the rebel...
- New Strategies and New Deadlocks: Military Government Renewed (1988-2006). // State of Strife: The Dynamics of Ethnic Conflict in Burma Since ;2007, p38
A chapter of the book "State of Strife: The Dynamics of Conflict in Burma" is presented. It explores the changes in the political landscape of Burma following 1988. The main events that marked the period are, the 1988 pro-democracy protests which brought down the government of the Burmese...
- The Contemporary Landscape. // State of Strife: The Dynamics of Ethnic Conflict in Burma Since ;2007, p47
A chapter of the book "State of Strife: The Dynamics of Conflict in Burma" is presented. It explores the social and political condition of Burma following upheavals in 1988. Among the changes and developments that took place after the year is the emergence of four ethnic groupings in the...