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A worker polishes a Ford car during an event by the US carmaker in Yangon. Ford announced plans on Tuesday to enter into the Myanmar market as US sanctions have eased following democratic reforms in 2012.
Boys play on teak logs piled at a port in Yangon, Myanmar, on Thursday.
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A woman lights frankincense as she prays at Shwedagon Pagoda on the first day of Myanmar‘s traditional New Year in Yangon on Wednesday.
Labourers display fish for sale at a night market in Yangon early on April 10, 2013. A World Bank official said earlier this year that Myanmar has “enormous potential” as it undergoes reforms.