Malaysian PM declares that foreigners will not be granted visas to live in the giant Forest City real estate project, a major threat to the marketing strategy for the development.
State Counselor tells international audience in Singapore her government has made progress on Rakhine and the peace process, says Myanmar has ‘bright economic future’
Sean Turnell says global problems, Rakhine crisis hindering reform, but points to progress on GDP, inflation, banking sector
Since the NLD took power, public-private partnerships have become all the rage. But for sustainable and inclusive growth, the government will need a more strategic approach.
Protected status of land was removed by outgoing military regime to allow hotel project
Myanmar’s Internal Revenue Department has invited banks and mobile money operators to submit an expression of interest to implement an online tax payment system.
Details of the project, including estimated costs, are yet to be announced.
Lawmakers and civil society organizations call for a halt to a hydropower project on the Namtu River, stating it will destroy farms and livelihoods.
Beijing’s aggressive approach could see it grab most of the benefit of reforms.
Some lawmakers claimed that similarly funded electricity projects in the past started to malfunction within a year and called for more transparency in the tender process.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi backs rail and waterway development, eco- and adventure tours, and promotion of quality hostels run by small operators.
Seven bridges, two buildings razed as Mandalay cracks down on unscrupulous use and sale of agricultural land.
Myanmar has not had a comprehensive development plan since Gen. Aung San was slain 71 years ago; we must start by re-learning our national values.
Rapid growth of Myanmar’s main city has implications for the national economy, healthcare and peace.
Peace Commission’s ambitious ‘Business for Peace’ initiative calls for armed ethnic groups to establish public companies