Myanmar’s children are at risk. Child rape cases have soared. The government’s punitive approach will not bring numbers down.
Myanmar’s government is imposing Burman culture on its country’s ethnic minorities. Its denials of the damaging policy do not stand up to scrutiny.
Myanmar has struggled to adopt card payment systems. Mobile payment solutions have the best chance of challenging the dominance of cash.
Myanmar’s president called for constitutional reform in his Independence Day speech. The move is economics dressed up as politics.
The Burmese military perpetuates the belief that the Rohingya are stateless. But it is a myth.
Thailand plans significant infrastructure development to boost cross-border trade with Myanmar. Both countries stand to benefit – if the plans come to fruition.
Myanmar’s commercial and financial landscape has changed since 2011. The government must redouble its efforts to sustain growth.
Myanmar issues a new Myanmar Companies Act to attract foreign investment. The local companies are expected to take their businesses to a level.
Myanmar faces challenges at its borders. The Rohingya people remain marginalised, but workers forced to return from Thailand receive assistance from Myanmar’s government.
China proposed the construction of a Y-shaped China-Myanmar Economic Corridor. The plan will deepen the bilateral cooperation between China and Myanmar.