British MP-Elect ‘Proud’ of Burma Heritage

LONDON — One of the most heated debates in the run-up to parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom last week was the country’s policies toward immigrants, with some voices calling for a less welcoming approach toward foreigners who want to make Britain their home. As wider Europe grapples with the issue, one man stands as […]

Ways Old and New Clash in Myanmar’s Money Transfer Market

Eight months after the global money transfer giant started operations in Burma, Western Union says people in 107 countries have sent money to the previously sanctioned Southeast Asian country. With eight local banks onboard as in-country partners, the company has 280 agents across Burma, covering all of the country’s states and regions, bar the hard-to-access […]