RISK SUMMARY: MYANMAR
- MYANMAR: RISK SUMMARY. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2010, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p7
The article discusses the country risk in Myanmar including the cancelled visit of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the signing of copper mining agreement of Norinco, an engineering and defence company in Beijing, China, and the labour unrest which demands better wages and work environment.
- Burma's new beginning. Ehrlich, Richard S. // Freedom Review;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p1
Assesses the political life of Burma after the release of political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi. Words of hope, encouragement and caution to the people of Burma; Allegations of widespread slave labor; Foreign investments to open up in Burma; Japan's role in Suu Kyi's release.
- Suu Kyi's release won't spur investments in Burma. Erlich, Reese // Christian Science Monitor;7/21/95, Vol. 87 Issue 165, p8
Discusses the prospects of foreign investment in Burma in wake of the release of dissident political leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Infrastructure facilities in Burma and the opinion of foreign investors about the economic conditions in the country.
- Promise and pitfalls in Myanmar. Sell, Susie // Campaign Asia-Pacific;Nov2012, p40
The article reports on the victory of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party which signals real change and releases Burma from military rule that resulted to economic isolation. It mentions that the progress helped prompt Australia, U.S. and European Union to ease investment and...
- AUNG SAN SUU KYI, THEIN SEIN. // Foreign Policy;Dec2012, Issue 197, p30
The article briefly discusses Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein, the President of Burma. The author states that Aung San Suu Kyi has emerged as a pragmatic parliamentarian willing to work with Thein toward reconciliation. It is noted the Thein has unexpected eased restrictions on...
- Country Risk Summary: MYANMAR. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p7
The article presents information on economic and political conditions in Burma. The military government has extended house arrest of the opposition National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, for another year. China continues to be a major source of aid and investment, and signed new...
- Myanmar: election boycotts and democracy? Steinberg, David I. // PacNet Newsletter;3/6/2014, Issue 18, p1
The author talks about speculations that the National League for Democracy (NLD) party will boycott the 2015 Myanmar elections. NLD Party leader Aung San Suu Kyi has reportedly warned of a boycott if the 2008 Myanmar constitution is not changed to allow her to run for president. It claims that...
- Burma's Gandhi. Toolan, D.S. // America;2/8/1992, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p84
Talks about the courage of Aung San Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner who is under house arrest in Burma. Follows in the footsteps of her father, General Aung San, Burma's greatest national hero; Although her party won the national elections in May 1990; The military government of...
- Burma hinted it may release. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;3/29/95, Vol. 87 Issue 85, p2
Hints at the possible release of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi by the Burmese government by July 1995. Suu Kyi's detainment in her Rangoon home since July 1989 on her emergence as the leader of a pro democracy movement.