Myanmar returns to the dark ages

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On 10 February Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce has invited former BBC Correspondent Larry Jagan, to help understand the current situation on the ground in Myanmar and predict in which direction the situation is developing.

Myanmar’s army seized power 1 February in a surprise military coup in early morning raids. They detained the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and other politicians.

The event is free of charge, sign up here.

Larry Jagan is currently a freelance correspondent and independent analyst based in Bangkok, regularly visiting Yangon. He is best known for his coverage of Myanmar – which can regularly be found in the Bangkok Post. Before that he was the BBC’s news and current affairs editor for Asia – and the BBC’s Myanmar correspondent for more than 20 years. Jagan  is also the author of two books on Myanmar, and numerous academic papers.


Myanmar returns to the dark ages
Myanmar returns to the dark ages. Former BBC-correspondent, Larry Jagan, with Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo from Twitter.