In Hong Kong, Starbucks, Bank of China and other businesses seen as pro-Beijing are being hit by graffiti and vandalism as anti-China protesters vent their ire.
Representatives from top US firms like Google, Ford and Amazon are touring Myanmar to consider large-scale investment.
Sagaing protesters have successfully persuaded the regional government to stop the Chinese firm behind the hated Letpadaung copper mine from opening another operation.
Myanmar has won praise from the World Bank for reforms aimed at attracting foreign investment.
Ma was spotted at one point welling up with tears as staff put on skits and sang songs, prompting the topic "Jack Ma has cried" to trend on Chinese social media.
Burma Campaign UK adds 38 firms including Apple, Google, Huawei to list of businesses with links to Tatmadaw or projects abusing human rights, environment.
The factory, almost ready to run but news to state officials, has raised environmental concern. “Who is going to take accountability?” one ANP lawmaker demanded to know.
China processes five times the rest of the world’s rare earth elements, which are needed for everything from iPhones to military jets. It would take years to catch up.
The Asia Foundation survey defines the existing constraints in Myanmar’s business environment and identifies opportunities for reform for economic growth.
Brussels’ ambassador urges govt officials attending Myanmar-EU Economic Forum to address poor human rights record.
‘You will not be disappointed,’ she tells participants at Czech-Myanmar Business Forum in Prague.
Panelists at the German-Myanmar Industry 4.0 conference said the country can leap into “Industry 4.0” with improved electricity and education.
Around 1,200 attended the Yangon Investment Forum 2019 in Yangon this week, where officials touted the city’s investment advantages to potential investors.
Infrastructure builder Adani Myanmar has been granted permission from the MIC to begin the first of two phases of construction on a $290 million port in Yangon.
When Ko Myint Thein Htun went into the family cotton weaving business by a twist of fate some 20 years ago, he had no idea he would spark a new cottage industry.