Category Archives: Burma/Myanmar

#China Urges Respect for Burmese Junta’s Rebranding Effort #Burma #Myanmar

“China has praised Burma’s new government for promoting democracy. Beijing denounced other countries for criticizing its close neighbor’s new administration, which was sworn in this week.” China Urges Respect for New Burma Government | Southeast Asia | English VOA Burmese … Continue reading

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TODAYonline | World | World in Brief | Myanmar junta figure to chair election body

“A top member of Myanmar’s junta was appointed head of the country’s new Election Commission yesterday, a lawmaker said, as the military continued to consolidate its grip on power after widely condemned elections. Mr Tin Aye was a lieutenant-general and … Continue reading

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Myanmar top leader stresses building of new democracy system

The article by Xinhua News Agency could easily be taken as a sign of how Burma/Myanmar is embracing democracy. The reality is more about a carefully orchestrated re-branding effort that hopes to cast Burma as democratically run rather than controlled by … Continue reading

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