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Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Air Thanlwin to resume domestic flights

May 29, 2020
Air Thanlwin will become Myanmar’s latest airline to resume domestic flights. On May 30, the a

Government partners with Singaporean firm to complete infrastructure projects

May 28, 2020
The Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry (MOPFI) has finalized an agreement with Singaporean f

Alibaba fintech arm invests USD 73.5 mn in Wave Money

May 22, 2020
Ant Financial (owner of Alipay) will invest USD 73.5 million into digital payment platform Wave Mone

Government calls for solar tender bids

May 22, 2020
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has invited solar power providers to submit bids for solar ge


News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Parliament approves borrowing from IMF and JICA

May 29, 2020
Parliament has approved accepting large loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This fundi

Government eases foreign liquor ban

May 25, 2020
The Ministry of Commerce has issued guidelines that allow for the import of foreign liquor. Foreign

Government reduces COVID-19 restrictions

May 22, 2020
This week, the Ministry of Health and Sports allowed restaurants throughout the country to reopen as

Foreign COVID-19 aid flows

May 21, 2020
Several countries have pledged loans and aid to support Myanmar’s pandemic-stricken economy as


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Grassroots organization opposes Tanintharyi conservation project

May 29, 2020
Ridge to Reef is a sweeping conservation project that aims to protect 3.5 million acres of wildernes

200 buildings torched in Rakhine State

May 29, 2020
Human Rights Watch claims a massive block of buildings has been burned to the ground in Rakhine Stat

Returnees bring COVID-19 to Kayin, Tanintharyi

May 22, 2020
The first cases of COVD-19 have been confirmed in Kayin State and Tanintharyi Region, apparently bro

Police make historic drug bust as meth trade booms

May 18, 2020
Police have captured millions of dollars worth of narcotics and precursors, including more than 200