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Myanmar Urged to Consider Revising Draft Investment Law

A leading human rights group is urging Myanmar, also known as Burma, to consider revising a proposed investment law to ensure better protection against social and environmental dangers. Myanmar has "failed to engage in a meaningful public consultation" on the draft investment law that "could have a profound impact on human rights," Human Rights Watch said Thursday. A nominally civilian government is rapidly opening up the country to trade and foreign investment as...

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