President Obama will be in Myanmar later this week for the East Asia Summit. A story Thursday by Jane Perlez of the New York Times reminded the president and the rest of the world about the plight of Myanmar’s one million Rohingya people and their victimization by corrupt police and immigration officials.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Thein Sein
As part of the reforms by President Thein Sein to open up Myanmar after decades of economic isolation, the parliament has approved a new foreign investment law.… Continue Reading
A prominent Burmese activist who had been sentenced to life in prison in absentia has returned to his homeland after his name was removed from a government blacklist.
Moe Thee Zun, left, was cheered by supporters as he arrived at the Rangoon airport on Saturday.… Continue Reading