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Security Message for United States Citizens – Kayin and Mon

Security Message for United States Citizens September 30, 2014 Violence in Kayin and Mon States While there are no known specific threats against U.S. citizens in Burma, recent clashes along the Burma-Thai border near Myawaddy, Kayin State and in Kyaik Mayaw Township, Mon State, the discovery of two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Myawaddy, Kayin ...
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U.S. Companies in Burma: Doing Business Responsibly

The U.S. Government supports efforts to set a high standard for responsible business conduct in Burma and believes that this will have long-lasting positive impacts for both U.S. business and the Burmese people. Through the U.S. Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements, U.S. companies making significant investments in Burma must be fully transparent about payments made to ...
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U.S. Assistance to Burma

Building on a long legacy of support for the aspirations of the Burmese people, the United States is providing assistance to deepen and accelerate Burma’s political, economic, and social transition; promote and strengthen respect for human rights; deliver the benefits of reform to the country’s people; and support the development of a stable society that ...
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