One year into democratic rule under State Counselor and National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s economy continues to receive mixed reviews. The country made BMI Research’s shortlist of the “10 emerging markets of the future” … Continue reading Myanmar: What’s Next for Asia’s Last Frontier?
A country being “at a crossroads” is a term that gets thrown around in international politics, but when it comes to the national elections in Myanmar this November, there is no better way to put it. Myanmar’s political transformation The National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won a landslide victory securing 348 of the total 664 seats in the two houses of parliament, a majority that enables them to win an indirect election for the presidency to be held by the end of February next year. This is surprising not only due to the “25% … Continue reading Myanmar in Transition