Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Kirin partnership takes heat (again)

Jul 10, 2020
The saga of Japanese beverage giant Kirin’s Myanmar Beer partnership continued this week with

Indian gas firm ups investment

Jul 10, 2020
ONGC Videsh, India’s state-owned overseas-focused energy firm, will add USD 121 million to its

Sweeping investment policy review completed

Jul 03, 2020
The government has completed its second ever Investment Policy Review (IPR), a comprehensive audit p

Landslide kills more than 100 jade miners

Jul 03, 2020
According to an article in the Associated Press, a landslide buried more than 100 jade minders in th

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Gold prices rise globally, fall in Myanmar

Jul 10, 2020
Although the value of gold is rising on global markets, prices are falling in Myanmar. While gold is

SEC predicts rapid recovery

Jul 10, 2020
Despite a trading downturn during the COVID-19 crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission believ

IMF gives additional USD 356.5 million

Jul 03, 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved USD 356.5 in financing to aid Myanmar’s fig

Travel ban extended again

Jul 02, 2020
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has extended the ban on most international flights and visas until t

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Politics

Most important political updates

Myanmar’s jade conundrum

Jul 10, 2020
This week, the Tatmadaw (Myanmar Army) relieved two senior officers of their posts in Kachin State f

UK sanctions top officers for human rights violations

Jul 10, 2020
The UK has imposed sanctions on Major General Min Aung Hlaing and Vice-Senior General Soe Win for &#

Election day set

Jul 03, 2020
Myanmar will conduct its general election on November 8th of this year, the Union Election Commissio

Officers convicted in Rakhine case

Jul 03, 2020
A Tatmadaw (Myanmar Army) court-martial has convicted three officers of crimes committed during the