The bill, now working its way through Parliament, would reserve the country's casinos for foreigners only.
The global watchdog for the palm oil industry must strengthen its standards on ending deforestation or risk becoming irrelevant, say growers, investors and green experts.
Manufacturers have felt the squeeze as China shifts its priorities from lower-end manufacturing to high technology industries as part of a broader bid to upgrade its economy.
Private banks and exchange counters no longer have to trade within the official band in a move meant to help prevent price manipulation and settle recent fluctuations.
The 17 points specify standards for instructors, course quality and the school environment.
Some experts and diplomats believe the strong commercial presence could further complicate any regional solution should Beijing protect its companies politically and militarily.
Improvements to the livestock export industry could raise tax revenues and create employment opportunities, said U Kyaw Htin.
Valued at $512 million in 2013, the legendary musical instrument brand may be bought by Chinese state-owned conglomerate China Poly Group.
The former minister says Chinese investment in Kyaukphyu’s deep-sea port and special economic zone projects was not anticipated.
Virya Myanmar gives training and opportunities to women in need, making high quality clothing in traditional fabrics for the Yangon market.
The regulations are part of a wider effort by the military government, which came to power in a 2014 coup, to impose order in the city, famous for its bars and raunchy nightlife.
The Irrawaddy’s graphics illustrate the findings of DICA’s latest business survey
“The procedures aim to make sure local small and medium enterprises are not affected by foreign wholesalers and retailers,” said U Yan Naing Tun.
Villagers say police blocked them from reaching the regional capital to protest the construction of a cement factory and were later informed that five of them were being sued.
Peace Commission’s ambitious ‘Business for Peace’ initiative calls for armed ethnic groups to establish public companies