The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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After numerous delays, Yoma Strategic Holdings broke ground on the “Landmark” mixed use development in downtown Yangon on February 16. Yoma’s head of real estate Mr Cyrus Pun spoke to Frontier about the project’s latest developments, the issues they faced in reaching this point and the company’s other major projects.
Myanmar’s English newspaper of record has outlasted the jailing of one of its founders for contrived offences, a suffocating censorship regime not lifted until 2012 and a controversial early connection with the junta. It may not outlast its current management.