Category Archives: Myanmar / Burma

Asia-Pacific Profile: Myint Swe

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Photo credit: Taro Taylor; Creative Commons   Who is Myint Swe? Born June 24, 1961, Myint Swe is a retired general and one of two newly-inaugurated Vice Presidents of Myanmar. His resume includes posts as the head of the military … Continue reading

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Myanmar’s Way Forward: Land, Labor and Capital Reforms

While economic reforms in Myanmar arrived more slowly than political reforms, foreign governments and investors are nipping at the government’s heals to gain access to the newest market in Asia. However, the Myanmar government must consider the implications of a … Continue reading

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Myanmar on the Precipice: How Suu Kyi & the NLD May Learn from History

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Myanmar’s April 1 by-elections are over, but tensions and uncertainty still hover – will the National Democratic League elected officials be able to maintain their seats within Parliament for the remaining term without military interruption?  Will the new government be … Continue reading

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