People of Burma are optimistic about the future. Why?

According to one published poll 62 percent of the people of Burma are generally positive about the direction the country is heading.  How much would you share this optimism? Or wouldn’t you, and why? Read few comments.

Aung San Suu Kyi. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Aung San Suu Kyi. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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EU in Southeast Asia: An alternative to other powers?

Vice-president of the European Commission Antonio Tajani visits Vietnam, Burma and Thailand on his Mission for Growth.

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Why is Obama visiting Burma?

Barack Obama is the first POTUS ever who visited Burma/Myanmar.

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Burma’s by-election: Does it matter?

It does, but…

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Did Burmese generals just change attire?

It seems we are witnessing some real changes inside Burma as Suu Kyi’s NLD said it will take part in the next election.

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Burma’s election: Neither the people’s voice nor interests will be reflected

And even if Aung San Suu Kyi will be released her movements will be greatly restricted.

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Unhappy birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi

The iconic democratic leader of Burma turns 65 today. Aung San Suu Kyi spent almost 15 of the past 20 years in confinement and she is still under the house arrest.

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