Sagaing Region residents equipped with single-shot traditional rifles known as “tumi guns” – and in some cases more modern weaponry – are resisting security forces’ attempts to crush anti-coup protests.
As the military brazenly guns down its own citizens in ever-larger numbers, activists are finding new ways to resist.
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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.