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Myanmar Hemorrhages Jobs Due to Coup Crisis, COVID-19
July 22, 2021

Myanmar Hemorrhages Jobs Due to Coup Crisis, COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
The International Labor Organization reports “a continuous deterioration in labor market conditions since the military takeover.”

Myanmar’s Unfolding Banking Crisis
May 20, 2021

Myanmar’s Unfolding Banking Crisis

By Arul Kurian
The banking crisis has been the most striking illustration of the economic challenges facing the military junta.
The ‘Mafia’ and Civil War in Myanmar
May 17, 2021

The ‘Mafia’ and Civil War in Myanmar

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with security-risk consultant Ross Milosevic.

Myanmar Coup Forced Sharp Downturn in Business: Report
May 07, 2021

Myanmar Coup Forced Sharp Downturn in Business: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
The first two months of the crisis wrought more damage to Myanmar's economy than a year of COVID-19.

Norway’s Telenor Writes Off its Myanmar Operation Amid Crisis
May 05, 2021

Norway’s Telenor Writes Off its Myanmar Operation Amid Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The firm cited a "worsening of economic and business environment outlook and a deteriorating security and human rights situation."

Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises
April 12, 2021

Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises

By Sebastian Strangio
With the security forces graduating to more violent crackdowns, Myanmar is fast approaching the point of economic meltdown.

Myanmar After the Coup
March 01, 2021

Myanmar After the Coup

By Thompson Chau
Military leaders in Myanmar aim to project an air of “business as usual.” The realities on the ground suggest that it’s anything but.
Singaporean Withdraws From Myanmar Military-Linked Tobacco Venture
February 09, 2021

Singaporean Withdraws From Myanmar Military-Linked Tobacco Venture

By Sebastian Strangio
A week on, the military coup is exacting an increasingly steep economic cost.

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
September 11, 2020

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses

By Sebastian Strangio
A new report argues that a military-linked conglomerate – and its foreign partners – are directly funding units accused of crimes against humanity.

A Deadly Gamble: Myanmar’s Jade Industry
July 13, 2020

A Deadly Gamble: Myanmar’s Jade Industry

By Nicholas Muller
The multi-billion dollar industry fueled by China is shrouded in secrecy, continues to take lives, and displace tens of thousands

Myanmar and COVID-19
May 01, 2020

Myanmar and COVID-19

By Kyaw San Wai
Myanmar is having to weigh competing public health and socioecononmic concerns, all with an eye toward navigating the precarious civil-military balance.
COVID-19 Threatens Myanmar’s Economy
April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Threatens Myanmar’s Economy

By Shah Suraj Bharat
Myanmar looks to East Asian states to support an ailing economy amid the pandemic.

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