Burma’s president rejects criticism that his govt has stalled on crucial reforms and has defended the army’s hold over politics.
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel sizes up the political and economic role for former exiles and economic migrants in a new Burma.
Aung San Suu Kyi launches the State of the Tropics report in Rangoon, which reveals just how crucial the regions are to the world’s future.
As Burma’s economy steadily grows, a higher percentage of Rangoon’s population are finding themselves with more cash to spend.
This week’s DVB Debate discusses the challenges that stand in the way of the country’s new business innovators.
Even though the growth index is positive in Burma, the country’s economy is still driven by entrepreneurs who have connections to those in power. A recent World Bank report warned that conditions were ripe for high inflation. The latest DVB Debate discussed measures to tackle the Burmese economy.
For the first time in 45 years, Burma has exported 5000 tonnes of rice to Japan. Japan is also set to begin investing in Burmese processing plants –which are due[…]