Saturday, July 16th, 2016


With the easing of economic sanctions in 2012, the World Bank returned to Myanmar in a big way, committing some US$1.5 billion to the country during 2013-2015. Besides funding development projects, the bank has also been playing a key role as an adviser to both the former and current governments on economic reform.

(more…)

In an effort to educate the public about its involvement in the peace process, the All Burma Students’ Democratic Front (ABSDF) held a public discussion in state capital Hpa-an.

(more…)

Controversy surrounds a crisis management committee that was formed by the new government to tackle protests.

(more…)