Jade and rubies: How Myanmar's military amassed its fortune

Asia Pacific | FOCUS Feb 13, 2021

Jade and rubies: How Myanmar's military amassed its fortune

Mines, banks, petroleum, agriculture, tourism: Myanmar's ruling junta has vested interests in large swaths of the country's economy, providing it a colossal — and closely guarded — fortune that the United States has targeted with sanctions. After last week's coup to oust civilian leader Aung ...