Burmese Gen. Mya Tun Oo attends negotiations with Russian military officials in Moscow on Aug. 17, 2020 / Photo by Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Asia, Human rights, Image makeovers, Top Stories Lobby firm abandons $2 million Myanmar contract after failing to secure sanctions waivers by Julian Pecquet on July 13, 2021 Julian Pecquet Author More in Asia: South Koreans tap former congressman to lobby for US sign-off on economic cooperation with Pyongyang July 22, 2021 Chinese electric bus maker taps ex-senators for shot at billions in clean energy funds July 20, 2021 Indonesia taps US lobby shop for $125 billion arms spending spree June 23, 2021 The lobbying firm representing Myanmar's ruling junta has ended its controversial defense of the Feb. 1 military coup after failing to secure approval from US and Canadian authorities. CanadaForeign Lobby Report provides comprehensive coverage of the latest foreign lobbying news—who’s hired whom, and why—that you won’t get anywhere else. Purchase this article for $5.00 or subscribe for unlimited access. Already a subscriber? Sign in here.