TITLE

Not So Warm a Welcome

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, Brian
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/25/2002 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 140 Issue 22, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the Burmese government is trying to improve its image and court foreign aid. How a special envoy from the United Nations was brushed aside quickly as he hoped to start dialogue between Burma's government and the opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi; View that Burmese government releasing members of the National League for Democracy (NLD) was just public relations and they refuse to discuss expanded democracy; Statistics indicating poor economic conditions and health problems among the population of Burma; How the Burmese government has hired a Washington D.C. public relations firm to help with their image.
ACCESSION #
8558015

 

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