As an unprecedented amount of investment is set to pour into Burma soon, DVB’s David Stout spoke with Jared Bissinger, a PhD candidate at Macquarie University who is studying Burma’s[…]
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The World Bank Group is providing Burma with US$ 165 million in interest free loans and says it will support the construction of the country’s energy sector.
Meeting of board of directors concludes that engagement will resume but orders Burma to first repay millions of dollars in debt
Civil society must be at forefront of country’s development, Human Rights Watch says prior to key World Bank meeting on Burma
International lenders get the nod from Hillary Clinton to return to Burma after a two-decade absence as reward for reforms
Hillary Clinton gives veiled warning over economic subservience to Beijing as she seeks to draw Burma away from its closest ally
Wall Street venture capitalists, European development agencies and Burma’s rulers share one belief in common: that the country’s war zones are virgin but strategic lands that must be penetrated