US president called Burmese counterpart to congratulate him for “successfully implementing historic free and fair elections”, according to senior minister.
Half of all Burma’s trade flows through the Asia World terminal, owned by blacklisted Steven Law.
DVB sat down with Ambassador Mitchell to discuss how the challenge an the opportunity of Burma’s upcoming election. How resilient is Burmese democracy?
DVB INTERVIEW: A spokesperson for The Carter Center explains the team’s mission as observers fan out across Burma to observe the general election process.
“Mr Barack Obama came here two times. What happened when he came here? Someone was kissed two times!” blasted Htay Oo at a Hinthada election rally.
The complaint filed on Thursday in a US federal court accused Thein Sein and top officials of planning and instigating “hate crimes and discrimination amounting to genocide.”