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Afghanistan and Myanmar drag down Asia's democracy ranking

EIU report highlights challenge China poses to democracy

Left: A group of women protest against the military government in Yangon, Myanmar, on July 14, 2021. Right: Members of the Taliban sit on a military vehicle during parade in Kabul on Nov. 14, 2021.  (Source photo by Reuters)

TOKYO -- Afghanistan and Myanmar dropped below North Korea to the bottom of the world's democracy ranking, according to a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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