Myanmar

And the ship goes… retorno ao mundo bipolar?
Asia, Brunei, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

And the ship goes… retorno ao mundo bipolar?

Após oito anos de negociações, e por vídeo-conferência em razão da pandemia da COVID-19, treze países da Ásia e dois da Oceania firmaram, in day 15 deste mês de novembro, a “Parceria Regional Econômica Abrangente”/RCEP. Por ela se comprometeram a alavancar as relações de livre-comércio na região da Ásia-Pacífico. O documento, que uniu os dez países–membros da Associação das Nações do Sudeste Asiático/ASEAN- Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia, Singapore, Laos, Myanmar, Tailândia e Vietnã - e os cinco parceiros da Área de Livre Comércio (ALC) da associação – China, Japan, Austrália, Nova Zelândia e Coreia do Sul – prevê a redução de tarifas e a abertura do comércio de serviços em todo o bloco. A Índia, que participou das negociações, decidiu não aderir nesta etapa pelas c...
Authoritarianism: the double-edged sword of Southeast Asia
Asia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Authoritarianism: the double-edged sword of Southeast Asia

PAD Demonstration. Sukhumvit Road. Bangkok. 20th October 2008. The word diversity can define Southeast Asia. There are so many dialects, ethnicities, peoples and religions in just 4.100.000 km², that the uniqueness of the region and the entire subcontinent becomes consensual. A China de Mao Zedong, is a pattern that is repeated today in Southeast Asia, when the authoritarian government took the first steps to eradicate poverty and homogenize the population creating the mainstays of contemporary China. The process was driven by Deng Xiaoping, in 1979, when starting the opening of the country to the world. Like a mirror, the southeast asia, marked by such culturally different countries has been converging in an intriguing pattern: fragile democracies, authoritarian governments and the general development of ...
economic transformations in Myanmar in the process of restoration of democracy by the government of the National League for Democracy, de Aung San Suu Kyi
Asia, Studies, Myanmar

economic transformations in Myanmar in the process of restoration of democracy by the government of the National League for Democracy, de Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar, the largest country in Southeast Asia, has a population of approximately 53 millons of citizens, in an area of 676.578 km². Strategically located close to China, India and Bangladesh, the country plays a significant role both geographically, politically and economically in the region considered to have the greatest economic advance in the world. According to a report published by the Asian Development Bank, the continent's global domestic product will grow by 52% up until 2050, that is, more than half of the world growth rate. According to the opinion of a round table of the United Nations Development Industry, “... Asian countries have started to move away from the low per capita income that has haunted them for decades and have achieved higher rates of ...
And the ship goes (III) - Xi Jinping and the Second Summit of the New Silk Road
Asia, Austria, Chile, China, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Myanmar, Peru, Portugal, Russia

And the ship goes (III) - Xi Jinping and the Second Summit of the New Silk Road

Closed yesterday, in Beijing, the II Summit of the “Belt and Road Initiative” - the “New Silk Road” - the most ambitious project of this century, according to many analysts, for the realignment of the planet's geo-economy / geopolitics. As you recall, launched in 2013, por Xi Jiping, your goal is to create an economic belt, technological and cultural link uniting Asia with Europe and Africa, thus expanding the layout and scope of the original Silk Road, that drawn by the Chinese during the Han dynasty (check. II a.C / II d.C), was the great corridor through which goods from the East reached Europe. It's broken, that lasted until the Turks took Constantinople in 1453, was, as we know, the greatest commercial and civilizational link in history. The first summit of “Road ...
Study: Myanmar (Burma)
Asia, Studies, Myanmar

Study: Myanmar (Burma)

A História da Birmânia Myanmar é um país do Sudeste Asiático que faz fronteira e interage frequentemente com áreas que foram grandes civilizações: among others, India and China. Your current neighbors include Bangladesh, Laos and Thailand. The country's cultural differences were derived mainly from the interaction of ethnicities and religions around these borders. Buddhist concepts, for example, came from India, and many Northern Myanmar groups speak Sino-Tibetan languages. Burmese civilization developed at the foot of the Himalayas, off the river Ayeyarwady, pillar of life and the cultural and economic development of the territory. Your economy throughout history has been marked by agriculture, mainly cultivation of rice, assim como o com...
Polemizando: o Dilema da Grande Senhora
Asia, Myanmar

Polemizando: o Dilema da Grande Senhora

A Amnesty International (AI) decidiu , on the last day 11, retirar o título de Embaixadora da Consciência, que havia concedido a Aung Sang Suu Kyii, o mais alto galardão que outorga às personalidades que se destacam na defesa dos direitos humanos. Este título honroso lhe havia sido concedido em 2009. A ele sucedeu, conforme se recorda, o Nobel da Paz, in 2012. (more…)
Myanmar "revisited"
Asia, Myanmar

Myanmar "revisited"

A coluna do correspondente em Paris do Estadão, Gilles Lapouge, levanta uma questão pungente, e praticamente ignorada pela opinião pública internacional: o destino dos Rohingyas, em Myanmar, e o silêncio da “Prêmio Nobel da Paz”, Aung San Suu Kyi, a respeito da tragédia deles. (more…)