Celebrated Burmese opposition leader coming to Bay Area
One of the world's best known democracy activists, Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi, will come to the Bay Area next month during her first visit to the United States in decades.
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Since: Aug 08
#1 Aug 24, 2012
Interesting, was Myanmar part of the super rich good gov, bad gov scheme? Burma is one of the world's largest teak exporters. It is also a producer of pearls, rubies, and other gems. Extraction of oil and gas deposits is mostly funded from abroad though public pressure in the West has seen a drop in investment in Burma, quoted from World Desk Reference.
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