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Tuesday, March 31 2015

Myanmar is reported to welcome investment from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, according to CCTV in a report on March 30.

Chevron comes to the Rakine Basin, Myanmar. The Jack - St Malo Deepwater Oil Project, Gulf of Mexico, United States. Photo: Chevron
Thursday, March 26 2015

A Chevron subsidiary will join the Myanmar state oil company to hunt for oil and gas offshore the small Southeast Asian country, ...

Farmers in Bago. Photo Ye Min/Mizzima
Thursday, March 26 2015

Myanmar’s government has failed to engage in meaningful public consultation on a draft investment law that could have ...

World Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Kaushik Basu delivers remarks at the 'Building Shared Prosperity in an Unequal World' seminar during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group 2014 annual meetings in Washington, DC, USA, October 8, 2014.Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA
Wednesday, March 25 2015

The World Bank says access to finance is the top constraint for private enterprises as Myanmar’s economy ...

Garment workers at a clothing factory in Pathein, Ayeyarwaddy, Myanmar. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Wednesday, March 25 2015

The Asian Development Bank predicted economic growth in Myanmar will surge by over eight percent for the next two years as ...

Short term, gas is Myanmar's easiest option. Photo: charltonsmyanmar.com
Saturday, March 21 2015

While Myanmar has one of the lowest rates of electrification in Southeast Asia, it also has abundant reserves of untapped gas, ...

Monday, March 16 2015

Myanmar President U Thein Sein has offered Malaysia a chance to operate flights linking Malaysia and Mandalay, one of the country's main tourist attractions, according to Bangkok Post on March 16.

Friday, March 13 2015

Property developer Yoma Strategic Holdings has won approval from the Myanmar Investment Commission for a lease extension that will let it redevelop the former headquarters of the Myanmar Railways Company into a five-star hotel, reports Channel News Asia on March 13.

Thursday, March 12 2015

Myanmar’s mobile subscription count grew 87 percent year-on-year, to 10.7 million at end-September 2014, pushing mobile penetration to 19.9 percent, up from 12.5 percent at end-2013, according to global analyst firm Ovum in a press release on March 12.

QNET Director Mr Krishna Kumar, (L) signs the agreement with local partner, QNET Agent U Kyi Min Han (R) on March 9, 2015. Photo: QNET
Tuesday, March 10 2015

Asian company QNET, part of an estimated US$178 billion [K178,000 billion] global direct selling industry, has entered the direct selling sector in Myanmar and has set up an office in Yangon, according to a press release from the company on March 10.

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