Burma—Belgian Firm Cuts Ties With Military

Voice Of America News | 08/13/2019

A Belgian company has cut ties with the Burmese military, reports the Voice of America News.  Newtec, a satellite communications firm, announced that it would no longer do business with Mytel, a Burmese mobile phone company owned in part by the military.  The move came after a U.N. report called for firms to stop doing business with the Tatmadaw, the name for the Burmese military.  "We will never knowingly sell to any organization or company linked to the Tatmadaw’s...

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