Jaiden Coonan

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Friday, 17 July 2015

Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict of the UN, Leila Zerrougui led a press conference ...

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Australian lawyers and human rights activists have asked the Australian government to reallocate funding from its Nauru detention ...

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Myanmar’s general election will be held on November 8, 2015 and political parties must submit candidate lists to the Union Election Commission by July 20, 2015, said U Nyunt Tin member of the UEC.

Friday, 3 July 2015

United Overseas Bank, one of the nine foreign banks that were awarded licenses to operate in Myanmar last year, opened their first branch in Yangon on July 2 with a focus on Myanmar’s automotive industry and encouraging FDI.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

The IMF ended, on 1 July, their Article IV consultation visit to Myanmar releasing information regarding Myanmar’s macroeconomic state, calling for tighter fiscal and monetary policies, and stricter tax collecting policies with less incentives.

The report said that in order to restrict inflation Myanmar must enforce tighter fiscal and monetary policies through, “vigorous enforcement of prudential standards in the banking sector to slow credit expansion and reduce financial sector risks.”

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

KFC will officially open its doors to Myanmar on 7 July with its first restaurant across from Bogyoke Aung San Market, but will begin serving the internationally acclaimed fried chicken to the country’s blossoming middle class on June 30.

Monday, 8 June 2015

Canada’s embassy to Myanmar recently released, via their Facebook page, news that you will now be able to ...

Thursday, 4 June 2015

734 people aboard a boat discovered in Myanmar waters on May 29 landed today in Rakhine State for processing, ...

Sunday, 31 May 2015

The Russian ambassador to Myanmar discussed Russia’s economic interests in Myanmar with a focus on agriculture, ...

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The International Crisis Group recently released a report on the 2015 Myanmar election landscape, listing its concerns with the process and assessing crucial issues such as constitutional reforms ...