Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Foreign investment hits USD 2 billion

Mar 27, 2020
Foreign direct investment (FDI) has topped USD 2 billion in the first five months of the current fis

Foreign insurers have pumped USD 127 million into Myanmar

Mar 19, 2020
A new rule allowing foreign insurers to operate in Myanmar has resulted in over USD 127 million in f

Banyan Tree partners with local hotel brand despite tourism slump

Mar 19, 2020
International hospitality giant Banyan Tree Holdings is partnering with one of Myanmar’s large

Korean Air suspends flights to Yangon

Mar 13, 2020
Korean Air has halted flights from Incheon (Seoul) to Yangon until at least April 25th amid the outb

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Businesses will enjoy tax breaks, soft loans during pandemic

Mar 27, 2020
The Ministry of Planning, Finance, and Industry (MOPFI) will give tax breaks and financial assistanc

India to buy huge amount of black gram as beans remain steady

Mar 27, 2020
The government of India has announced plans to import 400,000 tonnes of black gram beans from Myanma

Central Bank slashes interest

Mar 27, 2020
The Central Bank of Myanmar will slash interest rates by an additional 1 percent after lowering them

Will coronavirus infect FDI?

Mar 19, 2020
Despite a global economic downturn due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, Myanmar’s foreign

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Politics

Most important political updates

Returning migrants threaten efforts to seal borders

Mar 27, 2020
The government has attempted to close border checkpoints after confirming its first cases of COVID-1

First COVID-19 cases confirmed as country prepares for worst

Mar 27, 2020
The Ministry of Health and Sports has announced its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar. At

Myanmar officially virus-free despite lockdown

Mar 19, 2020
Myanmar remains one of the only countries in Asia with no official cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus

Military drops charges against journalists

Mar 19, 2020
The Myanmar Army (Tatmadaw) will no longer pursue controversial defamation charges against internati