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|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| The fact that we haven't completed this policy review doesn't mean that we're without diplomatic tools or fundamental policy. The fundamental policy remains the same, which is to do whatever we can to try to encourage progress in Burma. |
— Scot Marciel, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Will rejection of the Border Guard Force order under the new constitution force a reappraisal of the constitution?|
|By JEREMIAH MARQUEZ|
|Asian stocks jumped Thursday after China's economic growth quickened and US companies posted stronger-than-expected results, boosting faith in a global recovery.|
|By AUNG ZAW|
|For 20 years, China has forged closer ties with Burma, but now those ties are being evaluated and adjusted.|
|By WAI MOE|
|The KIO again rejected the Burmese military’s border guard force plan for its ethnic armed forces. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Ten high-ranking Burmese army officers have reportedly been arrested on suspicion of divulging to Western and exiled media news of a secret visit to North Korea. |
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|The junta’s No 3 leader has been tapped to be president under the new Constitution following the 2010 national election, sources say. |
|By WAI SANN|
|Health officials claim Burma has the capacity to control a major outbreak of swine flu.|
|In an ironic twist, Burma is said to have bought 300 megawatts of electricity from the Sino-Burma border town of Ruili in China, to meet the energy requirements of its...|
|United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to arrive in Thailand early next week for a round of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings, where it is...|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
Burma's ruling junta – in preparing to switch to a puppet parliamentary democracy manipulated and controlled by the Army, faces two daunting political hurdles...