Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Emporium shows jade and gems still hot

Jan 14, 2020
The Myanma Gems Enterprise raked in nearly MMK 60 billion, or USD 40.1 million, at its week-long jad

Thailand expands Myanmar finance ties in major bank investment

Jan 14, 2020
A major Thai bank may soon be a 35 percent stakeholder in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Farmers Develo

Western Union latest to cut ties to Military

Jan 09, 2020
Money transfer giant Western Union announced that it is cutting ties with the military-owned Myawadd

MOEE OK’s another gas fired plant amid LNG push

Jan 02, 2020
A Japanese-backed liquid natural gas (LNG) plant and terminal will be the latest in a series of LNG

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

China bought 10.8 million tons of oil in 2019

Jan 17, 2020
Myanmar ended the year having exported a total of 10.8 million tons of crude oil to China, a rise of

Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar amid soaring trade

Jan 17, 2020
At the time of publishing, Chinese president Xi Jinping’s first visit to Myanmar in 19 years w

Four ways Myanmar can boost online shopping

Jan 09, 2020
Even the United Nations says Myanmar is dismal for online shopping. The country ranked 126th in the

Union org to propose minimum wage hike

Jan 09, 2020
A year of strikes and labor tensions may result in a rise in the national minimum wage. The Confeder

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Politics

Most important political updates

AA continues hostage warfare with 130 captured villagers

Jan 17, 2020
The Arakan Army (AA) has captured more than 130 villagers in Paletwa Township, Chin State, claims a

How a genocide ruling would affect Myanmar business

Jan 17, 2020
Next week, on January 23, the International Court of Justice will announce its ruling on whether or

Myanmar ranks lowest in years for press freedom

Jan 09, 2020
Myanmar slipped one spot lower, to 138th, in the Reporters Without Borders (RWB) 2019 World Press Fr

Can a high level meeting revive decaying peace?

Jan 09, 2020
On January 8th, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Military officials met with representative