Burma, the next Asian tiger?

After decades of trade sanctions and mismanagement, could a democratic Burma soon emerge as the next Asian tiger economy? We have a report from inside the country.

Also, the former Brazilian trade minister, Dorothea Werneck, who chairs Cemeg, of one of Brazil's largest energy companies, explains why the country remains Latin America's powerhouse, despite poor recent growth figures.

And don't blame a banker for gambling his deposits. It's his second nature, according to our regular commentator, James Srodes.

(Image: People ride on a moped at the construction site for a pipeline that will transport gas from Burma into China. Credit: Reuters)

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