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Myanmar’s International Recognition and the Needs of the Poor

(President Obama Meets With Burmese President Thein Sein. Addressing Myanmar’s deep poverty and lack of basic services will be a fundamental challenge in developing the economy. Source: State Department’s flickr photostream, U.S. Government Work) U.S. president Barack Obama’s November 19 visit to Myanmar was the first ever by a U.S. president. There is much that […]

How Australian aid in Asia can benefit those at home

Australians are a generous people. On a per capita basis, public donations to help those affected by natural disasters are amongst the highest in the world. Studies show that it does not hinge on where these emergencies occur, nor what type of emergencies they are, and nor finally does it depend upon how long it […]