The new government in Myanmar in 2016 faced many of its predecessor’s challenges; however, some progress was made in policy reversals and legislative reform. Although the government hosted a major ethnic peace conference, violence erupted again in Rakhine State as community tensions transformed into armed conflict. The country experienced more flooding, an earthquake, and a slowing economy locked into falling commodity prices.
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Research Article| February 01 2017
Myanmar in 2016: Change and Slow Progress
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 142–149.
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Stephen McCarthy; Myanmar in 2016: Change and Slow Progress. Asian Survey 1 February 2017; 57 (1): 142–149. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.142
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