Civil society condemns crony capitalism

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have unanimously agreed at the Myanmar People’s Forum that a handful of cronies who have close ties with the government are becoming richer thanks to the inflow of foreign investment. The CSOs and attendees to the forum held in the Diamond Jubilee Hall said only cronies got the green light to […]

Korea eyes democratic Myanmar

There’s no doubt that Myanmar is a country in transition. Even its harshest critics admit that many game-changing political reforms have been implemented since the country’s first civilian government took office in April 2011. Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party participated in elections in April 2012, restrictions on the media began to […]