Posts Tagged ‘Economic’

Virtuous circle and vicious circle from Wikipedia

September 30, 2011

Source: Virtuous circle and vicious circle from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A virtuous circle or a vicious circle (also referred to as virtuous cycle or vicious cycle) is a complex of events that reinforces itself through a feedback loop. A virtuous circle has favorable results, and a vicious circle has detrimental results. A virtuous circle can transform into a vicious circle if eventual negative feedback is ignored.

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Myanmar Government and opposition should try to understand the meaning of “Social equality”

August 9, 2011

Source: Social equality from Wikipedia

Social equality is a social state of affairs in which all people within a specific society or isolated group have the same status in a certain respect. At the very least, social equality includes equal rights under the law, such as security, voting rights, freedom of speech and assembly, and the extent of property rights.

However, it also includes concepts of economic equity, i.e. access to education, health care and other social securities. It also includes equal opportunities and obligations, and so involves the whole of society.

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Asian Highway and Trans-Asian Railway routes through Myanmar-India-China

July 2, 2011

Asian Highway and Trans-Asian Railway routes through Myanmar-India-China

Source: Strengthening Regional Transport Connectivity among BCIM Countries by Dr. M. Rahmatullah, Senior Visiting Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka and Former Director (Transport), UN-ESCAP, Bangkok

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Myanmar needs EITI

October 12, 2010
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Source: Map of Index Countries

Index rankings are based on the availability of information in seven key categories of natural resource governance: access to resources, generation of revenue, institutional setting, state-owned companies, natural resource funds, sub-national transfers and status of the country’s engagement with the EITI. Click on the data tab above to view, sort or download complete ranking data.

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I have worked under 1st Malaysian lady doctor Tan Sri Dr Salma Ismail

October 8, 2010

I have worked at her Klinik Salma group, about 25 yrs ago, under the special arrangement with PERKIM.

Her clinics were grand, luxurious and at the stratagic positions:

One on the 6th. floor of PWTC or Putra World Trade Centre, the HQ of ruling party, UMNO. Another was at the Tabung Haji building. Both are high rise, luxurious buildings and the clinics were also well furnished with expensive furniture. I was like a wild Tarzan just arrive the New York centre, all were amazing because our Burma of General Ne Win had stopped the “Time Machine” for more than two decades. Even our capital Yangon was ‘time freezed’ at the 50’s condition by Ne Win’s pressing of ‘PAUSE’ button on ‘history machine.’  (more…)