Half a million farmers have been hurt by sharp declines in exports, Cambodia said, after the EU imposed tariffs on the Southeast Asian nation over human rights concerns.
“Politics don’t create jobs, only economies create jobs,” the Malaysian ambassador said, despite his government’s past criticism of Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya.
Relations between the two are their worst in years, with a trade row rooted in a decades-old dispute over compensation for South Korean forced labor.
Ethnic alliance’s attacks in areas crucial to the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor raise doubts about the two countries’ ‘peace will follow development’ strategy.
Destruction of bridges, road closures cause trade in Shan State border town of Muse—normally worth $3 million a day—to dry up.
Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction said the Goke Twin Bridge—central to domestic travel and international trade networks—is being replaced by a double-lane Baily bridge.
After the meeting with ASEAN leaders, Pompeo spoke out against Chinese "coercion" in the South China Sea and the ongoing plight of the Rohingya.
The sales numbers are the first to come out since the Chinese telecom giant was placed on Washington’s so-called entity list in May.
During a 9-day trip to India, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing signed an MOU in New Delhi with an eye toward strengthening Myanmar’s military capabilities.
Of 113 projects worth more than $200 million launched in the region in the first nine months of fiscal 2018-19, 65 are from China.
Low pay and long hours are making it hard to meet new factories' growing demand for workers, which had already increased by 7 percent since 2018.
Huawei said the job cuts, effective July 22, were "due to the curtailment of business operations" caused by the U.S. government's actions.
The economic wing of BJP constituent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh called government plans to sell foreign currency bonds ‘un-patriotic.’
Trump’s reversal, and rapid implementation by the Commerce Department, suggests chip industry lobbying, coupled with Chinese political pressure, may have paid off.
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said licenses will be issues to do business where national security is not threatened. What the means remains opaque.