The China-built hydropower plant is set to be the largest in Nepal, a country which—despite its potential for hydropower—relies on India for its annual power supply.
China places a "high premium" on its relations with Pakistan, President Xi Jinping said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road schemes.
The Rakhine issue has not affected foreign investors’ interest in Myanmar, despite a drop in FDI this fiscal year, said the secretary of the Myanmar Investment Commission.
In a meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, businesspeople says reducing the rates will attract investors and boost the economy.
Unclear economic policies, weak infrastructure and land use disputes all contribute to the drop in investment.
State Counselor tells international audience in Singapore her government has made progress on Rakhine and the peace process, says Myanmar has ‘bright economic future’
Late last year, China effectively banned tour groups to Palau, branding it an illegal destination due to its lack of diplomatic status.
Manufacturers have felt the squeeze as China shifts its priorities from lower-end manufacturing to high technology industries as part of a broader bid to upgrade its economy.
News that the world's two biggest economic powers, currently locked in a trade war, were showing a willingness to negotiate boosted investor sentiment after a worrying week.
The Irrawaddy’s graphics illustrate the findings of DICA’s latest business survey
Peace Commission’s ambitious ‘Business for Peace’ initiative calls for armed ethnic groups to establish public companies
Eight-month pilot plan aims to boost development, cross-border trade; local business groups have been told little so far
Can the Swiss Challenge model guarantee project transparency?
Footwear, garment sectors hit by declining global orders, lack of investment, policy confusion.
Critics say plan for Yangon’s National Races Village is driven by pursuit of profit, not a desire to aid ethnic communities.