The Asia Foundation survey defines the existing constraints in Myanmar’s business environment and identifies opportunities for reform for economic growth.
Electricity consumption expected to increase by 11% annually through 2030 amid strong economic growth, new report says.
Relations are good but there’s room for improvement, envoy Chen Hai says.
Brussels’ ambassador urges govt officials attending Myanmar-EU Economic Forum to address poor human rights record.
The Japanese automaker said in a statement that its $52.6-million investment will produce about 2,500 Hilux pickup trucks and employ more than 130 beginning in 2021.
China’s multilateral BRITACOM mechanism aims to remove taxation hurdles along trade routes.
Panelists at the German-Myanmar Industry 4.0 conference said the country can leap into “Industry 4.0” with improved electricity and education.
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.
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.
$500-million project in Htantabin Township to generate 150,000 jobs, regional gov’t says
Government urged to strengthen legal protections and enhance transparency before committing to further China-backed projects
The project, announced last week by the Sri Lankan government, is set to be the biggest foreign investment there yet, but is surrounded by much confusion and conflicting comments.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
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.
Serge Pun says CCCC is the only investor that can bankroll the $1.5-billion project; speakers at public hearing warn of excessive Chinese influence, point to firm’s checkered pas