Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

SolarHome secures USD 1 million investment

Mar 22, 2019
SolarHome, a Singapore-based solar energy startup with a focus on Myanmar, has received a USD 1 mill

Wave Money and MEB to offer mobile pension payments

Mar 21, 2019
Mobile financing firm Wave Money has announced a partnership with state-owned Myanma Economic Bank (

International School Yangon to open Nay Pyi Taw campus

Mar 14, 2019
International School Yangon is to open a new campus in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, with classes startin

Yangon call center stake acquired by EME Myanmar

Mar 14, 2019
Investment firm EME Myanmar has acquired an undisclosed stake in Yangon-based call center provider L

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Second friendship bridge opened between Myanmar and Thailand

Mar 22, 2019
Myanmar and Thailand have opened their second friendship bridge, connecting Myawaddy in Kayin State

Protests held against nationwide hydropower dams

Mar 21, 2019
Civil society groups conducted a two-day protest in Mandalay last week against large-scale hydropowe

Myanmar and China to sign MOU on rice exports

Mar 14, 2019
Myanmar and China are soon to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the export of rice into China, a

Three airport upgrade deals expected to be signed

Mar 07, 2019
A series of agreements are expected to be signed later this month regarding the upgrade of three air

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Politics

Most important political updates

Prominent Rakhine politician sentenced

Mar 21, 2019
U Aye Maung, a prominent Rakhine politician, and writer U Wai Hin Aung have been sentenced to more t

Government to meet with EAOs including Arakan Army

Mar 21, 2019
Government peace negotiators are set to meet with members of eight ethnic armed groups, including th

USDP MP against constitutional amendment committee

Mar 14, 2019
An MP of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has criticised a committee formed to asse

Tanintharyi Chief Minister charged for corruption

Mar 13, 2019
Daw Lei Lei Maw, the Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister, has been arrested on alleged corruption and