Outgoing British ambassador to Myanmar Mr Andrew Patrick talks about his five years in Myanmar, including the 2015 election, the current state of press freedom and what the government needs to do to begin addressing the crisis in Rakhine State.
Ooredoo is set to launch its mobile money platform M-Pitesan next month after recently receiving a mobile financial services licence. Acting chief executive officer Mr Vikram Sinha tells Frontier’s Thomas Kean about what users can expect, the importance of interoperability with other mobile money provider and how the company plans to roll out the service.
State Counsellor’s Office director general and government spokesman U Zaw Htay tells Frontier’s Nyan Hlaing Lynn about military activities in Maungdaw District in the wake of the August 25 attacks and the government’s response to allegations of abuses by security forces.
Ahead of the vote, it’s still ‘Myanmar vs the world’
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s election address through state media doesn’t just present Myanmar and its government, perversely, as the real victims of the Rohingya crisis, it also contradicts what she is trying to tell the rest of the world.