Pro-democracy campaigner Aung San SuuKyi’s attendance at the Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day signifies the country’s march towards newer reforms. In the past two years President Thein Sein and key ministers have reformed labour law, pensions and bank credit as well as scrapping press censorship and releasing hundreds of political prisoners. “Only when we have real economic progress will the democratic process flourish,” said the leader. “Along with capital, technological capacity and human resources development, we also need the support of our people, the international media and the international community,” he added. News outlet are abuzz about how Thein Sein’s new government in Myanmar is taking measures to open up the country’s borders to FDI and international trade.