Business complex for Yangon’s historic sporting grounds stirs up controversy

Kyaikkasan sports ground covers a vast expanse of prime real estate in the heart of Yangon that has entertained and thrilled for decades, while also concealing a darker past as a temporary detention centre used during crackdowns by the former military regime. Now the historic site, once home of the colonial-era Rangoon Turf Club racecourse, […]

Thailand’s Index halts Myanmar projects

Index Creative Village Plc, Thailand’s largest event organiser, has temporarily suspended its Myanmar projects due to stricter licensing requirements by that country’s government. The move comes amid growing political uncertainty in Myanmar this year that has prompted the government to impose stricter guidelines against people gathering in a bid to prevent potential protests. Kriengkrai Karnchanapokin, […]