Pagodas at Bagan in central Burma
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Burma 'committed to reform' says Asian Development Bank

28 January 2013 Last updated at 06:48 GMT

Burma's investment prospects have been boosted by news that the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank have approved fresh loans for the country.

Asia Business Report's Rico Hizon asked Stephen Groff, vice president of operations for East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific, with the ADB in Manila, why the bank had decided to resume lending to Burma.