Documents show upscale properties don’t have permission to accept foreign guests.
25 The News For 25 March 2018
A state minister said the new road will draw tourists, but some fear the environmental damage could do more harm than good.
Only months after the latest outbreak of violence, Korean developer BXT says investors are lining up to buy newly reclaimed coastal land in the state capital Sittwe.
Chinese-backed project may involve large casino near the Thai border
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.
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.
Myeik to offer more hotel rooms, micro-lenders receive cash boost, logistics firm opens in Thilawa, and KBZ expands satellite capacity.
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.
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