Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

French alcohol giant takes stake in Myanmar whisky

Jul 18, 2019
French alcohol giant Pernod Ricard has taken a 34 percent stake in local whisky joint-venture Seagra

Metal refinery to open in Kayah State

Jul 18, 2019
A Myanmar and China joint venture has been granted permission to build a USD 50 million metal refine

Denmark’s Responsible Business Fund to lend to SMEs

Jul 12, 2019
Denmark’s RBF will provide its fourth loan to Myanmar enterprises for an amount of MMK 1.13 billio

Spring Airlines begins new route between Yangon and Shanghai

Jul 11, 2019
Chinese carrier Spring Airlines has started operating the route between Yangon and Shanghai. The fli

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Yangon Innovation Center opened by the State Counsellor

Jul 18, 2019
The Yangon Innovation Center (YIC) was officially launched on 17th July 2019 in the presence of seve

Affordable housing solutions to be offered in Mandalay

Jul 18, 2019
The Mandalay City Development Committee is planning to begin selling affordable housing options this

Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) opens to foreign investors

Jul 18, 2019
Myanmar authorities have announced they will allow foreign ownership of shares listed on the Yangon

Joint-Venture Model Fuels Financial Liberalization

Jul 12, 2019
For Myanmar’s insurance sector joint-ventures (JVs) constitute a powerful mean to liberalize the m

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Politics

Most important political updates

Myanmar military chief and three others banned from US travels

Jul 18, 2019
Myanmar’s army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and three senior officers are banned to visit

Rakhine deported from Singapore arrested in Myanmar

Jul 18, 2019
Seven ethnic Rakhine people deported from Singapore last week have been arrested after arriving in M

Bagan Succeeds in Joining UNESCO List

Jul 12, 2019
Bagan, an archeological zone and one of Myanmar’s major tourist attractions, has eventually manage

Tatmadaw extends ceasefire, bilateral deals expected

Jul 05, 2019
The Myanmar armed forces (Tatmadaw) said it will extend its unilateral ceasefire in northern Myanmar