Investors prepare to move into Burma
Monday 15th November, 2010
["Daw" is her Burmese title as an elderly honoured woman.]
Investors have been speculating that her release might lead to the lifting of the sanctions affecting this resource-rich state.
Ms Aung San has already spoken to her lawyers about getting her party, the National League for Democracy, declared legal again.
She has also met officials of her National League for Democracy party who have been keeping her political network alive during her years of incarceration.The foregoing report was picked up and reported by the webs+t Business and Human R+ts Resource Centre (BHRR) which is devoted to "tracking the positive and negative impacts of over 5100 companies worldw+d. It's a large and well-organized s+t (English, Spanish, French). But f+nding up-to-date material can be daunting.
Western multinationals [corporations] have up to now been unable to break sanctions put in place by the United States, Australia and the European Union.
Investors are sizing up the vast potential of the country of 50 million people in need of mining, gas, agribusiness, tourism, financial services and telecommunications expertise.