The outlook for private dailies remains grim in the near-term, observers say, with outlets struggling for relevance against online platforms.
Burma’s foreign direct investment (FDI) flow is expected to be sluggish this year as the country undergoes a period of political transition, experts say.
The Central Bank of Myanmar announced on Tuesday that 13 foreign banks have applied to operate in Burma in a second round of licensing.
The local outlet sought to clarify a program that aired Sunday which many viewers interpreted as expressing support for suspending the contentious clause.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) have approved a US$300 million loan for foreign telecom operator Ooredoo.
Burma’s currency has seen a turnaround in value since the new Parliament convened on Monday, a trend experts say is set to persist.
Burma’s next government needs to create new policies under reshuffled leadership within the Myanmar Investment Commission, industry observers say.
Two well-known beers, Tiger and ABC Stout, are returning to their mother company after two decades with military-backed Myanmar Brewery.
Due to high demand, traders are selling more Burmese rice on the China border, causing the price of the staple grain to increase at home.
At least three to four more companies are expected to vie for the newly formed Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), an industry expert says.
After months of delays, Burma’s fourth telecoms operator will be revealed in February, a ministry official told The Irrawaddy on Monday.
State-owned Myanma Posts and Telecommunications plans to expand its 3G mobile network to cover 90 percent of Burma’s population by the end of next month.
With world oil prices sinking, the Myanmar Petroleum Traders Association urges the country’s petroleum retailers to slash prices.
With credit card options proliferating in Burma, many of the country’s private banks are hoping to see more buzz in the months ahead.
Given the rising number of Burmese travelers to Singapore, the city-state is looking to tourism to strengthen its relationship with the former pariah state.
Burma’s outgoing Union Parliament approves a new Condominium Law, clarifying some property regulations and making 40 percent of units available for foreign purchase.
In the lead-up to the Nobel-Myanmar Literary Festival in January, The Irrawaddy speaks with cartoonist APK about the evolution of the genre.
Deputy Finance Minister urges Parliament to revise the property tax paid by some buyers, despite criticism within the real estate industry.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM) issues a warning against illegal trading through unofficial channels.
The International Finance Corporation agrees to provide a US$25 million loan to Burma’s largest retail chain to fuel national market growth.