Investors back Rangoon food delivery firm; Telenor enters Burma’s digital advertising industry; Burma and China agree to an economic cooperation zone.
25 The News For 25 May 2017
Yangon Heritage Trust records thousands of heritage buildings in the downtown area, bolstering hopes for the sites’ protection against development.
Myanmar Mahar Htun teams up with Siemens, Korean cable firm set for Thilawa, Paradiso expands movie business, and Uber starts operations in Rangoon.
Uber is only hiring government-accredited taxi drivers in Burma as it launches in Rangoon.
Burma’s largest private bank, KBZ, hires a banking expert to act as CEO and as special adviser to the bank’s chairman U Aung Ko Win.
ASEAN +3 Macroeconomic Research Office says economy will pick up this year after a dip in 2016-17.
Hotels and Tourism Minister U Ohn Maung reveals plan for expansion on trip to southern Arakan State.
Eac Teams with Unilever; Daibochi packaging joint venture; China border trade increases; tourist numbers rise; app launches to help garment workers.
Investment group plans tourism and pharmaceutical ventures; domestic investors focus on property; opportunities seen in Burma’s health market.
Burma president visits China, Japanese insurer enters market, project cuts water waste in Rangoon, and tech start-ups receive backing.
Critics underestimate the extent of legacy burdens and overlook real achievements, says Turnell.
The business community is asking for information on the NLD govt’s preferred investments by both local and foreign companies.
Trade deficit up; state businesses under scrutiny; ADB announces new plan; Bangladeshi telecom firm invests in Burma; Junction City opens in Rangoon.
Govt and army facilities 'fail to pay electric bills'; Rainy season rebranded; Foreigner law hurts property sector; Burma coffee tastes success.
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