The Myanmar Hard Talk Facebook page took advantage of the grey area between outright disinformation and legitimate political commentary to spread a nationalist, pro-military agenda.
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Panic over a falling currency and surging gold prices has put the spotlight on a network of brokers and speculators profiting from – and possibly fuelling – volatility.
Thirteen electoral contests on November 3 won’t alter the balance of power, but will serve as a barometer of political change across Myanmar.