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Spanish hotel chain to open new hotel in Yangon
Thursday, May 7 2015

The newly built Meliá Yangon hotel will be next to Inya Lake and will feature 429 rooms, a spa, a variety of restaurants and ...

Best Western Premier Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar
Thursday, May 7 2015

The hotel chain Best Western International has continued its expansion in Myanmar with the opening of its first hotel in Mandalay.

KFC to open in Yangon Photo: Qilai Shen/EPA
Wednesday, May 6 2015

KFC one of the world’s largest fast food outlets is set to enter Myanmar.

United Oversea Bank in Myanmar.
Tuesday, May 5 2015

Singapore’s United Oversea Bank will help develop Myanmar’s energy, manufacturing, construction and tourism services, ...

Rakhine coast Photo: Air Bagan
Monday, May 4 2015

The Myanmar Government has awarded a contract to Statoil and Conoco Phillips to explore an offsore block for oil and gas off the Rakhine coast. 

Thura U Shwe Mann has called for a minimum wage for workers to be set at the earliest opportunity. Photo: Mizzima
Monday, April 27 2015

Speaker of Myanmar's House of Representatives and Union Parliament Thura U Shwe Mann has called for a minimum national wage for ...

Sembcorp hopes to relieve Myanmar's desperate power shortfall. Photo: Sembcorp
Saturday, April 25 2015

Sembcorp Utilities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, ...

A businessman rides his bike past a Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ branch in Tokyo, Japan, 14 May 2014. Photo: Christopher Jue/EPA
Thursday, April 23 2015

The first foreign bank to operate in Myanmar for decades officially opened the doors of its Yangon branch April 22, ...

Myanmar is a popular frontier destination for foreign investors. Here, over 800 international and local business leaders, policymakers, financiers and economists attend the Myanmar Global Investment Forum at the Myanmar International Convention Centre Two in Nay Pyi Twa, Myanmar on September 16, 2014. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Thursday, April 23 2015

Myanmar received record foreign direct investment of more than US$8 billion in the 2014-15 financial year, according to ...

Myanmar has seen a considerable rise in the country's exports of rice. Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, April 22 2015

Myanmar's rice exports reached nearly 2 million tons in the fiscal year 2014-15 which ended in March, up 40 percent year on year, ...

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