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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The recent collision between two buses on Yangon’s outskirts was one of the city’s worst traffic accidents and the bereaved include a brother and sister whose hopes of attending university have evaporated.
Last month, Senegalese national Mr Abdoulaye Seck completed his stint as World Bank’s Myanmar country manager after nearly three years in the role. Before taking over as the organisation’s country manager in Afghanistan, he spoke to Frontier’s Oliver Slow about the World Bank’s priorities in Myanmar, advice for his successors and some personal reflections from his time in the country.
The outgoing World Bank country manager reflects on his time in Myanmar and offers advice for his successors.
Abandoned since work on drafting the 2008 charter ended, the Nyaunghnapin Camp is set to be developed into an industrial zone backed by South Korea.