Hopes are rising that elections can soon be held in the nine Rakhine State townships where voting was cancelled on November 8, but the National League for Democracy seems unconvinced.
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ON DECEMBER 14, the European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar, better known as EuroCham, published its second annual Business Confidence Survey. The survey found European companies had mixed feelings about the business environment and direction of the country’s economy. Frontier’s Kyaw Ye Lynn sat down with Mr Filip A Lauwerysen, the executive director of EuroCham Myanmar, to get a better understanding of how European companies see Myanmar as a place to do business.
Animals provide a vital transport service in Kyaukphyu, where rural isolation and waterways prevent more modern alternatives.
Myanmar’s COVID-19 response is at a crossroads, and something has to give
More than two months after they were introduced, residents and officials in Yangon are increasingly ignoring stay-at-home orders, yet the government insists infection rates need to fall before they can be rolled back.