Myanmar (Burma)

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Awaiting President Obama in Myanmar

President Obama is due to visit Myanmar on Monday. It's a sign of how far the Asian country has come on reform in the past few years. Many Burmese are welcoming Obama's visit, including young people who are studying the American system of government.

Global Politics

Myanmar's 'Frontier' Investor

Myanmar is going through some rapid transitions. In just the last year, the country's military dictators have freed Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and allowed elections to be held. Now the country is opening up to foreign business as well.

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Aung San Suu Kyi on Tour

Aung San Suu Kyi has become something of a celebrity in the past 20 years. A rock star, even. So perhaps she's in need of publicity for her world tour worthy of a rock star. We imagine what that might sound like.

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Global Politics

Myanmar to Chair ASEAN

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed that Myanmar (Burma) can chair the regional bloc in 2014, amid some signs of reform in the country.