The Irrawaddy’s infographic gives a rundown of the 80 sweeping development projects set to change the lives of 8.2 million citizens of Yangon city and region forever.
Thai-based Centara and Myanmar-owned KMA Hotels announced plans to renovate and reopen three KMA hotels and develop three new ones in Myanmar under the Centara brand.
One in four Korean youths, shying away from foreign-occupied blue collar work, remain jobless, while companies like Japan Inc snap up desperate Korean college grads.
Around 1,200 attended the Yangon Investment Forum 2019 in Yangon this week, where officials touted the city’s investment advantages to potential investors.
Speaking to regional leaders at the launch of a new economic roadmap called “Vision Indonesia 2045,” Joko Widodo promises to cut red tape hampering investment.
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.
Group not opposed to NCA, but wants all groups to sign; it has not expanded its army but will maintain readiness, senior official says ahead of 30th anniversary.
Success of country’s pop culture, along with direct flights and increased visa issuance contribute to growth
The bank said GDP growth would hit 6.6 percent thanks to rising foreign investment after dropping to 6.2 percent last year.
Temasek and ADB backing Singapore-based Ascent Capital Partners in the first Myanmar-focused private equity fund to boost sustainable, inclusive economic growth.
NAYPYITAW—Myanmar held its first-ever international investment summit late last month in Naypyitaw. The two-day event showcased 120 projects worth US$3 billion (about 4.5 trillion
A selection of infographics to illustrate all Chinese investment projects in Myanmar between 1988 and 2018, including those proposed, underway, completed and stalled.
Players and experts in a variety of business fields spoke to The Irrawaddy on their predictions for Myanmar’s economy in 2019, with more positive than negative views overall.
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