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
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