At a forum on economic development in Naypyitaw, NLD and military economists lock horns on combatting Myanmar’s sluggish economy.
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.
US removes sanctions; bus engines ordered from China; Yangon start-up wins global competition; China freezes traders’ assets.
Multiconsult is awarded the deal by Norway’s state-owned SN Power.
Foreign investment forum in Naypyidaw, property portal raises funds, Thai bank opens Rangoon branch, and Singapore strengthens Burma ties.
Business owners cast doubt over minister U Kyaw Win’s expectations for the country’s finances.
Burma’s Asean trade volume slips, engineers are in high demand, manufacturing PMI falls, and AYA Bank widens Visa credit card market.
Logistics warehouse opens in Thilawa, bankers head to Thailand for training, Coca-Cola welcomes new Burma chief, DICA approves 25 new investments.
Investors back Rangoon food delivery firm; Telenor enters Burma’s digital advertising industry; Burma and China agree to an economic cooperation zone.
Myanmar Mahar Htun teams up with Siemens, Korean cable firm set for Thilawa, Paradiso expands movie business, and Uber starts operations in Rangoon.
ASEAN +3 Macroeconomic Research Office says economy will pick up this year after a dip in 2016-17.
Eac Teams with Unilever; Daibochi packaging joint venture; China border trade increases; tourist numbers rise; app launches to help garment workers.
Ngapali sees increase in visitors; agricultural exports rise; Taiwan boosts support to its investors in Burma; Natl Bank of Canada partners with ONGO.
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.