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Friday, March 20 2015

The government needs to adopt sound and appropriate policies to generate more tax revenue for the national budget, experts said at a workshop in Yangon on March 6.

Wednesday, March 18 2015

China is showing interest in reviving long-standing proposals for a deep-water canal through ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Monday, March 9 2015
Myat Hnin Phyu ,Senior Manager of Digital Services with the award. Photo: Ooredoo

Ooredoo Myanmar has announced it was awarded the GSMA’s “Connected Women: Leadership in Industry Award” for its work to empower women in Myanmar.

Friday, March 6 2015

Thai stock exchange-listed steelmaker Millcon Plc (MILL) is expected to start its operations in Myanmar next year after being granted a licence to invest in the special economic zones recently, reports the Bangkok Post on March 5.

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