BUSINESS in BURMA THIS WEEK: Maersk makes Burma a port of call; Timber sales rise as logging ban nears; 24 new hotels given licenses; baker & MKenzie open office in Rangoon; and VP warns Burmese firms against falling under foreign control.
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Officers from the EU are training Burmese police officers in crowd control management, under an EU initiative to improve the standards of the Burmese Police Force.
The UN envoy concludes his six-year tenure as Special Rapporteur with a press conference at which he praised Burma’s reforms but questioned the impartiality of a domestic inquiry into the alleged massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Duchira Dan on 13-14 January.
DVB Debate discusses whether an ethnically diverse country like Burma can really have one unified national identity.