Seven years after Buddhist mobs burned down mosques and slaughtered dozens of children at an Islamic school, hundreds of Muslims remain displaced and they say the NLD government has done little to help heal or rebuild since.
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Seven years after Buddhist mobs burned down mosques and slaughtered dozens of children at an Islamic school, hundreds of Muslims remain displaced and they say the NLD government has done little to help heal or rebuild since.
There are nearly 2.9 million people in Myanmar aged 65 and over and despite the government’s efforts many are in desperate need of care and somewhere to call home.
The Myanmar government is preparing to liberalise the insurance market and allow in foreign players, but it’s unclear whether that will be on a joint venture or fully owned subsidiary basis. Mr Ng Keng Hooi, group chief executive and president of AIA Group, discusses the state of the insurance market, his company’s plans for Myanmar and the perceived lack of independence of the local regulator with Frontier’s Kyaw Ye Lynn.

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