Lawmaker and Real Estate Developer Condemns Suspended High-Rise Construction

RANGOON — A Lower House lawmaker behind a Rangoon high-rise project has criticized the division’s chief minister for a decision to suspend the construction of more than 200 buildings in the commercial capital. During an interview with Radio Free Asia on Saturday, Thet Thet Khine, a businesswoman who is also a National League for Democracy […]

Businesswoman aims to change politics from the inside

Clad in a silk longyi sarong as she sits on an opulent sofa in her central Yangon mansion, Thet Thet Khine might seem like one of the most improbable new faces of the National League for Democracy — a party better known for grass-roots activism and former political prisoners. Yet, this affluent businesswoman, medical doctor, […]