Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

New Visa card launched by CB Bank and Telenor

May 17, 2019
Global payments firm Visa has reached an agreement with Telenor Myanmar and CB Bank to provide a Vis

Thailand’s Centara to enter Myanmar hotel industry

May 17, 2019
Thai-based hotel operator Centara Hotels & Resorts and KMA Hotels Group, signed an agreement to

New port to be constructed in Yangon

May 09, 2019
Adani Yangon International Terminal is developing a port terminal in Ahlone township, Yangon, to cat

Golden Myanmar Airlines to invest in aviation fuel business

May 09, 2019
Golden Myanmar Airlines under KMA Group will be investing USD 28.96 million to handle the import, st

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Ministry promises ‘no power cuts’ in 2020

May 17, 2019
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has said that measures are being taken to ensure that

New Automotive Policy aimed to boost industry

May 17, 2019
A new automotive policy is to be implemented by the Ministry of Industry later this month, as part o

Hydropower Developers’ Association launch by IFC

May 09, 2019
The International Finance Corporation(IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, has anno

IMF warns momentum loss in Myanmar Economy

May 09, 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that “risks are tilted to the downside” referring t

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Politics

Most important political updates

Economic boycott of Tatmadaw called upon by UN

May 17, 2019
A United Nations panel has urged the international community to boycott financial support to the Tat

UN official calls for aid access in Rakhine

May 17, 2019
A senior UN official has urged the Myanmar government to improve access for aid workers in conflict-

Reuters reporters freed after more than 500 days in jail

May 09, 2019
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar walked free from prison after more than 500 days behind ba

Tatmadaw promises stronger penalties for ‘libelous’ stories

May 03, 2019
A spokesperson for the Myanmar’s armed forces, also called Tatmadaw, has said that the institu