Myanmar’s Economic Reform and Development: Prospects and Challenges
Implementing economic reform is an imperative for Myanmar. Since the new civilian government came to power in 2011, it has undertaken a series of reform measures with varying degrees of success. Whereas a recent Asian Development Bank report noted that Myanmar could become a new economic star on account of its rich resource wealth, there continue to be many challenges to the reform process, not least poor infrastructure, insufficient capital, a lack of qualified personnel, and an unattractive regulatory environment for FDI.
Mental Illness: Myanmar’s Hidden Epidemic
Myanmar urgently needs to improve mental health care and achieving that objective will require a change of attitude by policy makers and the wider community. A report released last year […]