On this day in 1983, a South Korean president on a visit to Yangon survived an assassination attempt that severed diplomatic ties between Pyongyang and the Myanmar government.
South Korean lenders KB Kookmin Bank and Industrial Bank of Korea both say they expect to be approved to offer full banking services in Myanmar soon.
Myanmar’s main public administration department has been under civilian control for less than a year. Now South Korea is stepping in to help the reform process.
On the 2nd day of his visit, Korean President Moon Jae-in tells Yangon forum Seoul aims to be a key partner, oversees 5 MOU signings, including on New Dala City Project.
During Korean President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Myanmar, both countries signed five MOUs and one framework agreement on trade and economic cooperation.
Moon Jae-in to meet with Myanmar President, State Counselor to discuss ways to enhance trade ties and boost South Korean investment.
Washington has been pressing its allies not to use equipment made by Huawei over concerns it could be used for espionage or cyberattacks.
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.
A golden opportunity for Myanmar and the Republic of Korea to develop a win-win partnership
From innovative tourist ideas to interactive memorials for the country’s pro-democracy and independence struggles, South Korea shows Myanmar the way as a travel destination.
Success of country’s pop culture, along with direct flights and increased visa issuance contribute to growth
Designating the issue a "disaster" allows the government to use parts of its reserve funds to help respond to any damage or emergency caused by polluted air.
Urges government to provide strong incentives, ensure decent power supply
Administration seeks green light for funding of IT center for centralized e-government project