After 50 years of isolation under military rule, the country's economy has been slowly opening up in the past few years. That may pick up pace now that Aung San Suu Kyi's party has won the election. But investors remain sceptical.
Southeast Asian leaders are gathering for the first ASEAN summit in Australia. But rights groups are calling on Canberra to talk about more than just economics at the Sydney meeting.
Previously exiled Myanmar citizens are returning to their native land armed with knowledge and skills to share with their countrymen and help rebuild the country. Ate Hoekstra reports from Yangon.
German engineering giant Siemens has announced plans to triple its investments in Brazil. It said the new resources would mainly go into electrification, automation and digitalization projects across the nation.
Bob Geldof has returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin as a protest against Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who also holds the honor. The Irish singer labeled Suu Kyi a "handmaiden to genocide."
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