The military regime is set to drop meaningful structural reforms from an economic recovery plan initiated by the former National League for Democracy government, and is instead promising to slash red tape in a bid to shore up collapsing business confidence.
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Frontier speaks with Scot Marciel, the US Ambassador to Myanmar, on sanctions, the peace process and ongoing security operations in Maungdaw.
Mr Scot Marciel was the principal deputy assistant secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs before assuming his role as ambassador to Myanmar earlier this year. He spoke to Frontier’s Sean Gleeson.
Eleven Media Group's CEO and chief editor have been arrested over an opinion piece that appeared to accuse Yangon's chief minister of corruption.