Chinese-backed project may involve large casino near the Thai border
18 The News For 18 January 2018
State Counselor cites leading role of women in the economy.
Foreign investment since April is at more than $3.5 billion, according to the finance ministry.
At a forum on economic development in Naypyitaw, NLD and military economists lock horns on combatting Myanmar’s sluggish economy.
Philippine Investment, Lat War Group in health deal, Yoma profits, Thai investment in Shan State, India trade zone squashed.
Gem and jewelry sales are falling, says industry figure.
American chamber of commerce wants US banks to enter the country.
Grab Myanmar expands, project boosts rice quality, bus production firm seeks foreign investors, and Marriott announces new hotel for Yangon.
Shell Petrol and Max Energy sign agreement, Indian highway upgrade to Myanmar border, and plan to develop business in the regions.
Guides use community-based tourism to help save Karenni State’s waning traditions.
IFC seeks to boost agriculture role, Korean Bank plans expansion in Myanmar, fuel demand set to grow, and Yangon-based tech startups secure new funds.
Serge Pun says Myanmar’s economy ‘has not performed well enough’ more than one year after its first de facto civilian leader came to power.
India hands over cargo shops, IFC invests in microfinance, investment firm looks at expansion, trade with India on the rise.
US removes sanctions; bus engines ordered from China; Yangon start-up wins global competition; China freezes traders’ assets.
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