The summit to be held in Naypyitaw in late January will showcase $3 billion in potential investments and aims to attract eastern investors in particular.
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
Resentment against Modi wells as steep drops in price of staple foods and the weakening rupee cause rural economies to suffer.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
The ruling Awami League unveiled its election manifesto on Tuesday, making sweeping promises to eradicate poverty and boost the economy.
Now is the right time for Myanmar's leaders not to isolate themselves in Naypyitaw but to engage and build trust with the G20.
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
Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector stalled for the first time in over two years in November as new orders shrank, adding pressure on Beijing.
They aim to end the practice of tourist sites selling foreign-made fashion
Amid a slowing economy and lagging international investment, Myanmar’s government approves formation of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations.
Genius Shan Highlands Coffee named among region’s top sustainable social enterprises
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi cited improvements to investment policies, economic reforms and plans to improve the ease of doing business as reasons for ASEAN investors to look to Myanmar.
International banks’ local branches will now be allowed to provide loans and other services to Myanmar companies.
Increasingly out of touch with voters, the NLD’s failure to tackle economic issues and its own structural problems could force it into alliances with ethnic parties in the next e
Country languishes at 171st out of 190 economies—the same as last year—despite government’s vow to boost investment.