The Myth of Thein Sein’s Economic Legacy

As Thein Sein attempts to portray himself as the architect of a successful reform agenda, questions are raised about the extent of his economic accomplishments.
Political parties including Burma’s main opposition enlist young guns to carry their banners in the election, hoping new blood will help propel them to victory.

RANGOON — With Burma’s general election putting an unprecedented cast of...


Crony Candidates Make a Comeback for November Polls

Amid a rash of criticism over Burma’s candidate vetting procedures, one minority does not seem to be suffering any setbacks: the rich.