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Burmese President Says Nation on Path to Democracy

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Burmese President Thein Sein says his government is committed to moving the country towards a healthy democracy after decades of military rule. Thein Sein commented Monday during a formal state dinner in Singapore, and again in a newspaper interview in the city-state’s Straits Times newspaper. Burma’s military-backed civilian government has undertaken a series of dramatic […]

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Burmese President Says Nation on Path to Democracy

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese President Thein Sein says his government is committed to moving the country towards a healthy democracy after decades of military rule. Thein Sein made the promise Monday during a formal state dinner in Singapore, and again in a newspaper interview in the city-state’s Straits Times newspaper. Burma’s military-backed civilian government has undertaken a series […]

Aung San Suu Kyi “Cautiously Optimistic” About Burma

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has expressed hope of seeing signs of democratic change in her country in the near future. Speaking from Burma via satellite link to the former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s philanthropic summit in New York, the Nobel laureate said Burma is at a difficult stage. But she said after […]

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