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MYANMAR - INDIA
India looks to Myanmar to counter Chinese hegemony
PM Singh's three-day visit to ex Burma got underway yesterday. Trade, infrastructure, technology and development are at the centre of talks between Singh and President Thein Sein. Indian bank will soon open branch in Yangon. New Delhi will also extend a US$ 500 million line of credit.
11/01/2010 INDIA – MYANMAR
Yangon: death sentences to eliminate the regime's opponents
The notion of "state" has replaced that of "the People" as ordinary Burmese continue to be enslaved by the dictatorship. The ruling junta spends less than 3 per cent in health care, with the military taking the lion share (40 per cent) of the rest. Generals prepare the ground for this year's phony elections with the assistance of China, Russia, North Korea and India.
20/07/2010 MYANMAR – INDIA
Senior General Than Shwe in India to discuss trade and security
The visit is scheduled for 25-29 July. Under the guise of religion, the trip will favour closer economic ties and tighter controls on rebel groups along the Indo-Burmese border. Tata Motors might be interested in moving production of its Nano minicar to Myanmar.
02/06/2016 09:39:00 INDIA
Goa, a kilo of sugar for a kilo of litter: a recipe for sustainable development
The proposal of John Douglas Coutinho, a local environmentalist. He founded an NGO to collect waste and keeping the district clean. The local administration has recognized and rewarded the value of his initiatives, all self-financed.
17/07/2009 MYANMAR - CHINA
Myanmar: despite sanctions, a growth in investment. China has 87% of the market
In the past fiscal year foreign investment in the former Burma hit almost one billion U.S. dollars. Six times greater than the year 2007 to 2008. The increase due to massive investment by Beijing, which continues to deal with the dictatorship in spite of sanctions imposed by the United States and European Union.
For Burmese dissident, IMF might dream economic boom, but our dignity is worth more
For the International Monetary Fund, Myanmar could become Asia's "next frontier". Experts call for "appropriate reforms" to go along with the "labour force" and "natural resources." NLD representative in India says wealth "is not the sole aspiration"; what counts is "prosperity for the entire population".
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