Informal migration from Myanmar is being blamed for the recent resurgence of COVID-19 that has left Thailand in lockdown and prompted Thai authorities to step up security along the 2,400-kilometre frontier.
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Informal migration from Myanmar is being blamed for the recent resurgence of COVID-19 that has left Thailand in lockdown and prompted Thai authorities to step up security along the 2,400-kilometre frontier.
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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