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Foreign Development in Myanmar Sparks Concern Over Transparency, Regulation

In the dusty Myanmar border town of Shwe Koko, ethnic Karen shop owner Saw Tu wipes the dust off a bag of red chili peppers as he prepares for another day of business at the local market.  Basic amenities like rice, onions and cooking oil are available at Saw Tu’s open front shop, but the town’s infrastructure has seen little improvement since a 2012 cease-fire was signed between the Burmese army and several ethnic armed groups within the state. Saw Tu, who fled his homeland more...

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