Myanmar opposition raises USD6.3 million on launch of ‘revolution’ bonds

CNA – A shadow government in Myanmar said it had raised USD6.3 million on the opening day of its inaugural bonds sale, in its biggest move yet to generate funds for its “revolution” to topple the ruling military junta.

Myanmar has been in bloody turmoil since the military’s February 1 coup, and movements that have sprung up to challenge the junta have been mainly supported by public donations.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin