An investment fair held in Yangon over the weekend saw MoUs signed for four major projects—in power, agriculture, housing and hotels—for one of the country’s poorest states.
Urges government to provide strong incentives, ensure decent power supply
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
National unity could be damaged if China-backed project proceeds, U Soe Thein says
A selection of infographics to illustrate all Chinese investment projects in Myanmar between 1988 and 2018, including those proposed, underway, completed and stalled.
The Irrawaddy takes a critical look at the major infrastructure projects which are part of China’s BRI efforts in Myanmar due to get underway this year.
The comments come amid rising concern over China’s attempts to restart the Myitsone hydropower project which was suspended in 2011 amid public outcry.
Amara Arabica producer helping small farmers in Ywangan Township learn processing techniques, find export markets
Unused land in Asian cities is being brought to life as much-needed public recreational space in the form of urban farms, parks, cinemas and bicycle paths.
Facilities are still sparse, but locals are eager to build a tourism industry based on stunning scenery and encounters with ethnic communities.
Kim resigned more than three years before his term ends in 2022 amid differences with the Trump administration over climate change and the need for more development resources.
As space becomes more scarce in the city state with a population expected to rise to 6.9 million by 2030, Singapore continues to clear dozens of cemeteries for development.
Lawmakers voted against a proposal to accept the loan because of the lack of details on how the money would be spent and the growing burden of debt Myanmar is already under.
As China and Japan vie for influence in the Mekong subregion, Myanmar will need to be stable, peaceful and well managed if it is to extract the maximum benefit, a Japanese expert s
At an investment fair held at Ngwesaung recently, the chief minister promoted the region’s potential for investment in oil, minerals, livestock, agriculture, property and tourism