UK’s CDC Group names new Myanmar rep

CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has appointed Myo Zin as its new country representative for Myanmar. Myo Zin will help CDC Group expand its Myanmar investments, especially in sustainable energy and social projects, the organiza

UK sanctions top officers for human rights violations

The UK has imposed sanctions on Major General Min Aung Hlaing and Vice-Senior General Soe Win for “the systematic and brutal violence against the Rohingya.” In a speech, UK Secretary of State Dominic Raab counted Myanmar among several cou
Post-Brexit UK to keep Myanmar’s trade preferences

UK to keep Myanmar trade preferences with or without EU

A post-Brexit United Kingdom will maintain its tariff-free “Everything but Arms” trade preferences with Myanmar. This is so announced despite the UN’s call for sanctions against military-affiliated businesses. Warren Pain, head of t
UK Foreign Secretary's Myanmar Visit

UK Foreign Minister completes Myanmar visit

Jeremy Hunt, the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, last week completed a two-day visit to Myanmar, where he travelled to northern Rakhine State, met with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, but was denied a meeting with senior members of the m
British Foreign Secretary to meet State Counsellor during his visit

UK Foreign Secretary to visit Myanmar

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary Mr Jeremy Hunt will visit Myanmar this week, as part of a two-day trip, where he is expected to meet with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. According to a Reuters report, citing the Foreign Office, Hunt w