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Octogenarian former lawyer U Ye Khaung Nyunt was drawn out of retirement to help compose the recently passed 'Race and Religion' laws. He told Frontier why.
Irish entrepreneur John Nagle is the founder of Red Dot, a cash acceptance network established in Myanmar early this year. He was formerly chief executive of Payzone, a payment network based in Dublin. Mr Nagle spoke to Frontier about his plans for the country.
Mandalay Capital, a subsidiary of investment group Silk Road Finance, provides corporate finance and advisory services to foreign investors seeking opportunities in Myanmar. Mandalay Capital also sees itself as a bridge between international investors and domestic companies. Frontier spoke to Mandalay Capital managing director Sardor Koshnazarov about local investment trends and the upside of high-risk investments in Myanmar.
Respect the election result, but don’t gloss over the flaws
The large turnout on November 8 powerfully demonstrated society’s commitment to democracy, but this should not overshadow deep flaws in the electoral process that threaten to undermine future progress.