‘Zawtika’ Khin Hlaing: We Should Enter Parliament to Legislate, Not to Obstruct

Late last year, Khin Hlaing was part of a pioneering group of four candidates to win elected office in a Rangoon municipal poll that saw the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) gain a semblance of accountability to voters for the first time. Less than a year later, the businessman turned city official has his sights […]

Thura U Shwe Mann says economic reform needs a boost

Myanmar’s economic reform process has not yet reached its goal, Parliamentary Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann told business people and media at a meeting at the office of the Hlinethaya Industrial Zone on December 13. “Our country needs to carry out more and more reform processes. Although the nation is satisfied with the political reform […]