The international media, that has avoided covering previously violent and provocative actions of the anti-China protesters, are now forced to reckon with the chaotic and reactionary deterioration of the movement.
Even if we believe the government data, despite many economists raising questions and red flags over the revised methodology, there is clearly something wrong with a growth that is causing job losses instead of providing jobs.
The government needs to take a leaf out of global experience, where most airports are in public hands. Privatisation will only lead to AAI losing critical financial resources and assets for short-term gains to the Treasury.
The civilian protesters, represented by the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces, and the Transitional Military Council have reached an agreement on the composition of the presidential council, which was the main point of contention for months.