Saturday, October 1st, 2016


In the six months since Myanmar inaugurated its first civilian government in decades, de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has transformed herself from a symbol of democracy to a tough pragmatist willing to bridge long-standing divides with the military to get results.

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New shares will be issued on the Yangon Stock Exchange for the first time in the coming months, with major Myanmar construction company Great Hor Kham going public by the spring of 2017.

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Myanmar, Denmark, Japan, the United States of America, the European Union, and the International Labour Organization (ILO) convened the second Stakeholders’ Forum of the Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labour Rights and Practices in Myanmar (‘the Initiative’) on September 29 and 30 in Yangon.

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