26 Sep '11, 12am

Winds of change pick up in #Myanmar. Link: #Burma

When former Prime Minister Thein Sein was elected President of Myanmar earlier this year, observers saw him as a puppet of the old regime. They considered the November elections to be nothing more than window dressing and predicted that the military, which had been in the driving seat for over four decades, would still be pulling the strings and running the country in much the same old way as before - out of step with the times and its own people. Six months into his presidency, however, the new President is beginning to prove his critics wrong. Myanmar appears to be moving away from the discredited policies of the past and adopting more open policies. Recent press reports indicate growing signs of palpable change in the country. Expectations and hopes that real change may be on the horizon have been heightened by the statements of senior European Union and United States o...

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