Burma continued along its reform path in 2012, holding elections that returned Aung San Suu Kyi to parliament. The Lady was allowed to travel abroad for the first time in 24 years; Barack Obama became the first American president to visit Burma. But the good news was marred, however, by deadly ethnic rioting between local Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
If the reforms continue, great for the country and investors and bizmen.
Privately owned newspapers are to be allowed in Burma from April 2013 for the first time in almost 50 years, the government announced late last week