As Myanmar transitions into a more open and competitive environment, the government will have to decide what role these enterprises take in the country's economic future. There are a number of options, though not all of them may be right for the economy.
The meeting of 12 ethnic armed groups at Pangkham, the capital of Wa autonomous region in northeastern Shan State, concluded with some interesting proposals.
Myanmar is undergoing a historic transition. After decades of armed conflict and economic stagnation, the country is beginning to make important strides toward realising its potential and the aspirations of its people.