Myanmar Wants to Modernize Its Banking System

Myanmar is embarking on the first comprehensive audit of state-owned banks in decades, part of a push to modernize the financial system and tackle risks to the nation’s rapid economic growth. The World Bank is working with Aung San Suu Kyi’s government on the project and the results will help to clarify options for restructuring […]

Pushing Myanmar: Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Thousands of Dollars to Build Skate Park in Yangon

A skateboarding nonprofit group behind community-built skate parks in Jordan, India and Bolivia will soon bring professionally constructed ramps and slopes to Yangon, the capital of Myanmar. The aim of Pushing Myanmar, the new project by the German nonprofit Make Life Skate Life, is to create the first free and community-built skate park in Yangon, […]