TOKYO - Japan says it will forgive about 300 billion yen ($3.7 billion) of Myanmar's debt as a way to support the country's democratic and economic reforms.

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  • Japan to forgive $3.7 billion of Myanmar's debt
    TOKYO (AP) - Japan said Saturday it will take steps to forgive about 300 billion yen ($3.7 billion) of Myanmar's debt and resume full-fledged development aid as a way to support the country's democratic and economic reforms. The government made the ...
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  • Japan forgives debt, boosts aid to Myanmar
    Japan agreed a year ago to forgive $US1.74 billion ($176.1 billion yen) in arrears owed to it by Myanmar's government. It says Myanmar has now met the necessary conditions, including a series of political and economic reforms. "Since both governments ...
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  • Japan PM holds talks with Myanmar's Thein
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  • Japan to start waiving most of Myanmar's $6.4 bln debt next year
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  • Japan waives Myanmar debt and agrees to resume aid
    Myanmar's President Thein Sein won a debt forgiveness deal from Japan on his first visit as head of state that opens the way for the Southeast Asian nation's biggest creditor to resume financing ports, bridges and roads. Japan will forgive 303.5 billion ...
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