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Myanmar: on the road to democracy?

Myanmar: on the road to democracy?
By Euronews

<p>After half of century of military dictatorship, is Myanmar really on the road to democracy?</p> <p>The country, also known as Burma, has started opening up to investors, scrapping restrictions on the media, and allowing tourists to visit the first time in decades.</p> <p>Myanmar is seen as an ‘eldorado’ by some owing to its huge wealth of oil, gas and minerals.</p> <p>Euronews’ Isabel Marques da Silva joined an EU delegation in Myanmar in mid-November 2013 to see how journalists, businessmen and <span class="caps">NGO</span>s were adapting to the seemingly new climate.</p> <p>But is the change real? Euronews spoke to religious leaders inside the country, who said there were still ethnic tensions between Muslims and Buddhists.</p>