In Myanmar, economic opportunity and a renewed commitment to democracy are on the horizon if leader Aung San Suu Kyi wants them

When Thura Ko went last week to meet some local partners in the Mandalay, he ordered a motorcycle-taxi through an app on his smartphone and paid for it with his credit card.

“We’ve gone from an 8% mobile penetration rate to 90% in six years,” said Ko, a foreign investor who has advised US and international investors who traveled to Myanmar. Ko moved to Yangon from Hong Kong six years ago and sees the rise

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