Former Norway Envoy’s Telenor Move Raises Eyebrows

The May 16 announcement that Norway’s former ambassador to Myanmar, Katja Nordgaard, will soon take a position with Telenor, the majority state-owned Norwegian telecommunications firm that signed a lucrative deal with Myanmar’s government last year, has prompted concern from some quarters about the ethics of what they see as just the latest example of an […]

Initial Census Results to be Released in August

Myanmar authorities will release in August the initial results of this year’s nationwide census conducted in March-April, U Khin Yi, minister for immigration and population, said. U Khin Yi made the disclosure at a press conference on the 2014 Population and Housing Census Enumeration at Yangon Regional Parliament building. The preliminary results will include the […]