30 Nov '16, 8am

Aung San Suu Kyi calls for close economic ties with Singapore on official visit here:

SINGAPORE - Myanmar has for a long time grappled with political issues, but state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said it is now looking to Singapore and the business community to help the country on the economic front. "Politics and business cannot be separated, particularly at this time when we are trying to make our country not just united, but prosperous." "Unless we can maintain peace, we cannot maintain prosperity. For that we look to you to advise us, and to make our country vibrant not just politically but economically." Ms Suu Kyi made the remarks on Wednesday (Nov 30) at the International Enterprise Singapore Global Conversations business dialogue, held at the Shangri-la Hotel. She is in Singapore for her first official visit since her appointment in March this year. Thirteen representatives from Singapore's business community were invited to meet with Ms Suu Kyi and...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/aung-san-suu...

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