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How Myanmar’s Landmark Election Could Influence One of Its Most Lucrative, and Shady, Industries
Jade mining accounts for half of Myanmar's entire economy, powers one of the world's oldest civil wars, and could limit the process of political reform after the country's election.
Why Talks to End Myanmar’s Civil War Need Help From a Lucky White Elephant
As the country enters another round of negotiations that seek to bring an end to more than 60 years of conflict, they could certainly use a bit of good fortune.