Total SE ‘closely following’ events

Total SE, one of Myanmar’s oldest oil and gas partners, is “closely following” events in the country and remains “committed to respecting human rights,” the company said in a statement. Total has operations in the offsho
Myanmar govt orders internet shutdown in Rakhine and Chin amid escalated tensions

ISPs apologize for internet cuts

The anti-Tatmadaw protest movement has condemned the industry for not pushing back against the orders. But ordinary customers of Myanmar’s nearly 70 ISPs, interviewed by Frontier, have also complained about paying full price for part-time inter

Kirin wants to keep operating in Myanmar

Although it has announced an end to its partnership with Myanma Economic Holdings Ltd., Japanese beverage giant Kirin said it wants to keep selling and marketing its products in Myanmar. “We are not necessarily exiting Myanmar. We would like to con

Sembcorp investments intact, Singapore uncertain

Singaporean conglomerate Sembcorp said its investments will remain business-as-usual despite the political turmoil, the Business Times reported. These include a 225-megawatt gas-fired power plant near Mandalay and a planned USD 230.4 million industri

Singaporean company divests Myanmar business

After Kirin announced an end to its Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) beer partnership, the military also lost its partner in the country’s largest cigarette company. Singaporean tycoon Lim Kaling, co-founder of Hong Kong gaming firm Razer, announced

Kirin will axe partnership in beer business

The military takeover of the government was the final blow for the troubled partnership between Japanese beverage giant Kirin and Tatmadaw-backed Myanma Economic Holdings Ltd. (MEHL). The company will divest its 55% stake in Myanmar Brewery, claiming