The capitalist sector in the Union of Myanmar (Burma)

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No resumption of World Bank assistance to Burma; the reasons why!
By World Bank Information Office, 13 October 1995. World Bank uses lure of loans to leverage SLORC to make the structural adjustments necessary for penetration of Myanmar by foreign capital.
Burmese students slam oil firms complicity with SLORC
By Rita Patiyasevi, The Nation (Bangkok), 2 May 1997. Oil company indifference to SLORC's human rights abuses.
Ralph Lauren and Warnaco End Manufacturing in Burma!
Action Update from Campaign for Labor Rights, 22 July 1997. The shirt manufacturers withdraw because of human rights violations. Remaining in Myanmar are J. Crew, Lee, and Arrow Shirts.
Escapees tell of pipeline's slave labour
By William Barnes, South China Morning Post, 21 August 1997. The French company, Total, and the US company, Unocal, face charges in court regarding their responsibility for their partners' use of slave labor in Myanmar.
Texaco's Burma pull-out welcomed
From International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions, ICEM Update, 30 September 1997. The energy multinationals are in partnership with the state-run Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), which serves to launder money from the heroin trade.
Statement on the Collapse of the Burma Banking Business
Federation of Trade Unions - Burma, 26 February 2003. As the entire banking system of Myanmar is on the verge of collapse, the hard-earned money and savings of the public, together with the private banking business of the military authority and its cronies shall vanish into thin air.
Burma and multinational companies: who profits and how it works
ICFTU OnLine…, 25 January 2005. A report concentrates on investment in and trade with Burma and shows how foreign business relationships with Burma—by large and small multinational companies—generate vast profits for the country's military dictators.
Total to pay Burmese compensation
BBC, 29 November 2005. Oil giant Total is to compensate Burmese villagers who claimed they were used as forced labour during the building of a major gas pipeline. The villagers alleged that Total must have known that human rights violations would occur during the construction of the pipeline, jointly built by Total and US firm Unocal.