Raising petrol prices by 5x without notification will do this. Imagine being left stranded with no way to get home.
Once again it's China's opportunity to step up and be a real international player. They have so much to lose by not doing this. AIDS is becoming epidemic in Burma and is crossing into Chinese borders, the natural gas and other resources will continue to be at risk to rebel actions and their Olympics could see massive sponsorship loss with their actions in Burma and Sudan.
Isn't it curious how China exercised its veto of a peaceful, non-punitive multilateral resolution. Then follows with an agreement for natural gas with the Than Shwe regime even though the terms with India were better. It seems Than Shwe knows veto power is worth more than money.
Pretty sad the Chinese won't stand up in either instance.