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Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group from Vietnam have started construction of a US$440 million trade centre, hotel and service office complex in Yangon. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Tuesday, April 7 2015

Taking advantage of the now open Myanmar economy, Vietnam has been actively promoting investment activities through both its ...

Foreign mining and other company executives have dinner with President U Thein Sein the G20 meeting in Brisbane, November 2014. Photo: President's Office
Tuesday, April 7 2015

The British mining firm Aurasian Minerals Plc is reported to be waiting for “security clearance” before entering Kachin State’s Hpakant ...

Monday, April 6 2015

Century Plyboards was not affected by Myanmar’s timber export ban because it had set up a semi-processed peeling facility in ...

A businessman walking past the headquarters of Japan's largest bank of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Kimmasa Mayama/EPA
Saturday, April 4 2015

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp said Thursday they will set up branches in Myanmar later this month as the country's central bank has ...

Saturday, April 4 2015

Japanese automaker Suzuki plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to build a second plant in Myanmar, seeking to make quick ...

A woman using her smartphone in Pyinmana city near Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 10, 2014. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Saturday, April 4 2015

Opera, an active player in the global web browser business, sees real potential in Myanmar’s expanding smartphone market and ...

Italian oil and gas company Eni has just signed two production sharing agreements for offshore blocks with Myanmar. Photo: Eni/twitter
Friday, April 3 2015

Italian oil and gas company Eni has signed two Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) for offshore blocks MD-02 and MD-04, ...

The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) headquarters in downtown Singapore. Photo: Stephen Morrison/EPA
Friday, April 3 2015

OCBC Bank is one of the first three foreign banks to have received final regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Myanmar ...

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, ...

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