Trading has begun on Myanmar's stock exchange. So far it features just one company, First Myanmar Investment. The event marks a turning point in the country’s economic development.
The Yangon Stock Exchange has officially opened for trading, more than three months after its launch. Hopes are high that it will help transform Myanmar's weak economy, once rife with graft under a military junta.
Myanmar's president has called his country's recent elections the result of successful reforms. His statement eases concerns of possible tensions between the military and the winning NLD under Aung Sang Suu Kyi.
Concerns abound in recent times about the threats posed by radicalization and terrorism to Indonesian society. The country's foreign minister spoke to DW about how the government is tackling these issues.
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