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Thursday, July 9 2015

The New York Stock Exchange halted trading Wednesday for more than three hours due to technical problems that it said ...

Thursday, July 9 2015

China's market regulator has barred major shareholders and executives of listed companies from selling their shares for the next six months, ...

Tuesday, July 7 2015

Big beer’s latest quest for growth has Heineken NV on a collision course with Carlsberg A/S in Myanmar according to ...

Tuesday, July 7 2015

Myanmar's garment manufacturers have signalled their opposition to a proposed national minimum wage of just over US$3 (S$4.05) ...

Monday, July 6 2015

Irish communications group Digicel is “evaluating” an approach to buy its mobile-phone mast business in Myanmar according to the Irish Independent on 5 July.

Monday, July 6 2015

India’s plan to import rice from Myanmar to avoid a supply crisis in Manipur and Mizoram has been abandoned according to ...

Monday, July 6 2015

Singapore was Myanmar's top overseas investor in 2014, accounting for more than half of the over US$8 billion in total inflow, ...

Friday, July 3 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, July 2 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, June 30 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.


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