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Burma Sanctions

Obama, Take Note: Wireless Revolution Is Coming in Myanmar

Jerrold D. Green | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Jerrold D. Green

Threats still exist for foreign telecom companies looking to enter the market in Myanmar -- from regulatory risk to civil unrest and political concerns. These are very real considerations for companies making investment decisions.

Myanmar Open For Business

AP | AYE AYE WIN and YADANA HTUN | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — Officials and businessmen in Myanmar welcomed U.S. plans to ease economic sanctions, saying Friday it will benefit both countr...

Despite Row, EU Set To Suspend Myanmar Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

By Justyna Pawlak and Sebastian Moffett LUXEMBOURG, April 23 (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Monday to suspend most of its sa...

Clinton to Burma: Rewarding Democrats, Punishing Tyrants

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.02.2012 | World
Doug Bandow

Engaging Burma may encourage that state to continue on a more independent course. The regime isn't likely to dump its patron -- China is too close. However, any distance between Naypyidaw and Beijing would be a positive.

Suu Kyi Holds Sanctions Talks With Western Diplomats

irrawaddy.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi asked the three Western diplomats she met in Rangoon on Friday what the aims were of the economic sanctions...

Burma: Suu Kyi Backs U.S. Move To Open Talks With Junta

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Andrew Buncombe I Independent The US is set to engage directly with Burma's military rulers in an effort to push for democratic reforms while main...

Burma Sanctions Extended By EU To Include Judiciary

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The European Union has extended sanctions against Burma's military regime to members of the judiciary....

Clinton Signals Possible Shift In US Policy On Burma

Washingtonpost.com | Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Feb. 18 -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that economic sanctions imposed by the United States and other Western go...