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Chinese President Xi Jinping's (C-R) meeting with the members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank or AIIB in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 24, 2014. Photo: Takaki Yajuma/EPA
Thursday, April 2 2015

China scored a diplomatic coup by enticing almost 50 countries including key US allies to join its new development bank.

India looks to Myanmar for a sizable import of pulses. An Indian vendor arranges the sacks of grain at the grain market in southern Indian city of Bangalore. Photo: Jagadeesh NV/EPA
Thursday, April 2 2015

Myanmar, one of the largest exporters of pulses to India, has opened its first ever online commodity exchange Multi Commodity Exchange, ...

Thursday, March 26 2015

In their first visit to Myanmar, members of the U.S. Potato Board met with key partners in the Myanmar food industry to provide information on American potatoes as well as discuss technical assistance and food safety needs. 

Tuesday, March 24 2015

The Export and Import Bank of India has given a US$198.96 million [K198.96 billion] line of credit to the Myanma Foreign Trade Bank for ...

Liverpool FC signs with Cobra Energy Drink on March 22, 2015. Photo: Liverpool FC
Monday, March 23 2015

Liverpool FC have announced the launch of a new regional partnership with Cobra Energy Drink, which sees the brand become ...

MySQUAR faces heavy competition from Facebook. Photo: MySQUAR
Monday, March 23 2015

Myanmar’s only social media platform in the local language is planning an initial public offering on London’s AIM, as it seeks to ...

Saturday, March 14 2015

Trade between India, the world’s second-most populous country, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is targeted to double by 2022 from an estimate of US$100 billion [K100,000 billion] this year, as an economic partnership pact is expected to be signed later this year, reports the Jakarta Globe on March 12.

Monday, March 9 2015

Taiwan is seeking to bring in migrant workers from Myanmar to resolve labour shortages in the manufacturing and agricultural sectors, reports CNA on March 9.

China's economy slowing. Workers at Hanwang Technology assembling electronic books in their factory near Beijing, China. Photo: Adrian Bradshaw/EPA
Thursday, March 5 2015

China lowered its 2015 economic growth target to "approximately seven percent" on March 5, as authorities seek a more sustainable path for the world's second-largest economy after its decades-long boom.

A girl using her mobile phone on the roadside in Yangon, Myanmar, April 4, 2014.Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Tuesday, March 3 2015

Phone and Internet firms are rolling out cheaper handsets and may turn to hot-air balloons to boost network coverage in developing countries, where sales of smartphones are booming.

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