Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Shareholders seek to dump largest bus operator

Dec 05, 2019
Investors in Yangon’s largest public bus company want the government to buy back their shares.

Gwa, Rakhine, slated for beach resort

Dec 05, 2019
A local developer is requesting permission to build a luxury beach resort in Gwa, Rakhine State, tha

Japanese to invest USD 62 million in telecom infrastructure project

Nov 29, 2019
Four Japanese companies will work with the Myanmar government to build communications lines between

China eyes Ayeyarwady as potential shipping channel

Nov 28, 2019
To overcome Myanmar’s underdeveloped roadway infrastructure, China could be turning to the Aye

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

First phase of power plan will be done by 2021

Dec 05, 2019
Myanmar will complete the first phase of its sweeping National Electrification Plan (NEP) by 2021, a

China eyes Myanmar bananas

Dec 05, 2019
China may soon ink a new banana trade deal. Deputy Minister of Commerce U Aung Htoo announced that

Sugar season delayed as prices fall

Nov 29, 2019
Sugar production in Myanmar will begin a full month later than usual due to unfavorable weather and

Tourism rises in Mandalay

Nov 28, 2019
Tourism is rising in Mandalay as around 600,000 tourists are expected to have visited the city by th

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Politics

Most important political updates

Top general defends army’s power

Dec 05, 2019
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar armed forces (Tatmadaw), defended

Landmine kills German tourist in Shan State

Dec 03, 2019
A German man died in Shan State after driving a motorbike over a stray landmine. He was reportedly t

Aung San Suu Kyi will defend Myanmar genocide charges

Nov 29, 2019
State counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will travel to the Hague in December to defend Myanmar before

UEC threatens parties spreading espionage rumors

Nov 29, 2019
A group of opposition parties have spoken out against a threat by the Union Election Commission (UEC