The leader of a Tatmadaw-controlled Border Guard Force in a remote region of Kachin State has emerged as a key player in the global rare earth trade, and has turned the territory under his de facto control into a mining hub at a high environmental cost.
New restrictions on the sale and distribution of oxygen to the public have made it harder to treat COVID-19 patients at home and social welfare groups have warned the rules could result in more preventable deaths.
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Jason Copland, general manager Myanmar office of market research firm TNS, spoke to Frontier about the company’s work in studying local consumer behaviour.
London-based market research company Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), opened its Yangon office in 2013. The general manager of TNS Myanmar, Jason Copland, spoke to Frontier about the company’s work in tracking changes in consumer behaviour and how companies are adapting to those changes.