Myanmar has Business

ASIAWATCH — As Myanmar trades political reforms in return for an end to economic sanctions, businesses big and small are queuing-up for access to the region’s last totally closed economy. Luke Hunt reports entry will […]

Foreign Correspondence

US Eases Burma Sanctions

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The United States has begun easing sanctions on Burma, allowing it improved access to institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in response to a raft of reforms announced by the […]

Foreign Correspondence

Suu Kyi in Election Mode

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Reforms are biting fast in Burma. The sight of pro-democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi being swamped by supporters and lavished with flowers over the weekend as she […]

Foreign Correspondence

Clinton in Burma

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — After the invasion of Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld infamously said that “democracy is messy.” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may well be thinking along similar lines as she visits Burma […]