Kim N. B. Ninh


DC Launch of the 2019 Myanmar Business Environment Index

Washington, DC, Tuesday, October 8, 2019


9:30 am – 11:00 am Choate Room, Ground Floor Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Building 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Watch the live stream here The government of Myanmar has recognized the importance of private sector development, yet many enterprises across the country continue to face a challenging business environ… Read more


Myanmar Times: Female Representation in Politics Remains “Strikingly Low”

June 5, 2018

Media Coverage

The Myanmar Times profiles the Third Women MPs Forum, hosted by The Asia Foundation, to expand women parliamentarians’ technical knowledge in public financial management. The article includes commentary from Kim N.B. Ninh, the Foundation’s country representative in Myanmar and key findings from the 2017 Foundation report, Women’s Political Particip… Read more


Myanmar Times: A front row seat to five years of change

March 23, 2018

Media Coverage

The Myanmar Times publishes an op-ed from Kim N. B. Ninh, The Asia Foundation’s country representative in Myanmar, on the country’s transition and what lies ahead. “Having had the privilege of re-establishing the foundation’s office in Myanmar and observing and supporting the transition for the past five years, I hope that the efforts of many in My… Read more


A Front Row Seat to Five Years of Rapid Change in Myanmar

March 14, 2018


In 2012, when I first started to travel to Myanmar from my base in Hanoi, where I was The Asia Foundation’s Vietnam country representative, the big question that everyone I met would raise was: “Is this transition to be believed?” The military generals who shed their uniforms to become civilians in the first government elected under the 2008 Consti… Read more


Inaugural Citizen’s Budgets Released in Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar

Dawei, January 22, 2018


Availability of subnational budget information strengthens democratic governance and transparency With the support of The Asia Foundation, the Tanintharyi Region government in southwestern Myanmar today launched its inaugural Citizen’s Budget for the 2017/18 fiscal year, disseminating hundreds of physical copies to help citizens better understand t… Read more