Is Burma ready for the world?
Friday, 5 July 2013
Produced by Bridget Backhaus
Burma's transformation over the last few years has been remarkable; once a cloistered, secretive military junta, now a burgeoning democracy with the world's favourite poster girl, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. But is Burma ready for the onslaught of foreign investment and wealth it's tempting.. and the corruption that comes with it?
Burma is quickly becoming Asia's latest hot spot for everyone from tourists to investors. The problem is, this young democracy might not be ready for the influx of foreign wealth and the corruption that may come with it. (Image by dany13 on Flickr)
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Professor Stuart Rees - Director, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney
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