‘I moved to Yangon sight unseen’ – How I got here…Era Myanmar’s Anthony Larmon

Era Myanmar managing director Anthony Larmon on the circuitous route taken to become one of the longest serving expat-public relations practitioners in the country, after starting life on the outskirts of Fort Worth, Texas Education I was born and raised outside Fort Worth, Texas. Not how one expects the story to begin for an expatriate […]

Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – In April, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told U.S. senators that the social media site was hiring dozens more Burmese speakers to review hate speech posted in Myanmar. The situation was dire. Some 700,000 members of the Rohingya community had recently fled the country amid a military crackdown and ethnic violence. In March, […]

Don’t Invest in Myanmar? What Rubbish!

Author: Anthony Larmon is the founder and managing director of Echo Myanmar   In an article posted last week titled “Don’t Invest in Myanmar, Here’s Why”, a young Mr. Reid Kirchenbauer encourages the good readers of his InvestAsian blog not to invest in Myanmar. He doesn’t encourage them to do their due diligence, to think […]