Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

First solar-operated yacht launched in Myeik

Jan 10, 2019
Luxury cruise company Burma Boating has announced that the first solar-operated yacht in Asia will b

Vietnamese company FastGo launches in Myanmar

Jan 09, 2019
Vietnamese company FastGo has become the latest ride-hailing app to launch  in Myanmar, according t

MAPCO to develop three major projects with Chinese SOE

Jan 03, 2019
In collaboration with China’s state-owned enterprise CITIC Group, Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corp

MAB launches wealth banking service as competition rises

Jan 03, 2019
Myanmar Apex Bank (MAB) has launched a special wealth banking and rewards programme for high net wor

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Myanmar Fisheries Department aims to increase fishery exports

Jan 10, 2019
The Myanmar Fisheries Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, has s

Shan State drug trade dominates economy

Jan 10, 2019
The production of illegal drugs in Shan State has become such an issue that it now dominates Myanmar

OCBC expects recovery as China executes BRI

Jan 03, 2019
Myanmar economy is expected to recover as execution of projects related to China’s Belt and Road I

Rakhine State Gov’t offers assistance to attract investors

Jan 03, 2019
Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu has offered the regional government’s assistance to potentia

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Politics

Most important political updates

Mandalay-Muse railway work to begin next year

Jan 10, 2019
Preliminary work on a railway project connecting Muse, near the China border, with Mandalay is due t

Arakan Army releases captured officer and civilian detainees

Jan 09, 2019
The Arakan Army (AA), an armed resistance group, has said that it has released the detained 14 Borde

Parliament shelves plans to accept USD 79M French loan

Jan 03, 2019
The Union Parliament voted down the Yangon Region Government’s proposal to receive loans worth 70

GAD to be brought under civilian control by Government

Dec 27, 2018
The government has said that it plans to move the powerful General Administration Department (GAD) f