Yangon’s lost children

Fourteen-year-old Ma Ei Mon’s tidy hair and thanaka-daubed face belie her troubled past and confused reality: Barely a teenager, she could be studying at school, but she is already working and living far from home. Ma Ei Mon hails from Ayeyarwady Region. She was brought to Yangon by her aunt two years ago to work […]

Experts cautious on stock market appeal

The planned stock market will likely not be a success straight out of the starting gate, though could eventually emerge as a worthwhile destination for investment, according to experts. While the Yangon Stock Exchange is slated to open in October 2015, it will need to prove its performance before it can capture trust – and […]