UN members rejected a proposal Thursday to forgo junta permission and force aid in.
Ping pong and pandas buoyed the five-day visit, but tougher issues, such as disputes over energy exploration, went unresolved.
Critics say the junta's May 10 constitutional referendum is meant to enshrine military rule. Pledges of assistance continued to grow Friday.
A word that hangs over the history of Asia is a reminder that words don't always mean what their roots suggest they should.
A May 10 poll could underscore how unpopular the regime is, as it slowly opens to foreign aid.
The world should appreciate what it has accomplished.