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Suu Kyi encourages investors

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SINGAPORE - Myanmar needs "responsible investment" of foreign capital as it seeks to accelerate economic development, says opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. 

The country also needs to improve its rule of law and democratic reforms must take place soon, not by 2015 when general elections will be held, tye national League for Democracy leader said at a conference in Singapore on Saturday.

"If you are going to try to revive the economy, you need capital," Aung San Suu Kyi said, when asked whether investors should wait for more political stability before committing resources to the country.

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