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Rakhine coast Photo: Air Bagan
Monday, May 4 2015

The Myanmar Government has awarded a contract to Statoil and Conoco Phillips to explore an offsore block for oil and gas off the Rakhine coast. 

Saturday, May 2 2015

The laying of twin oil and gas pipelines cutting through northern Myanmar to China, sparked complaints of poor compensation to ...

Traders buying jade and precious stones to export. Photo: EPA
Wednesday, April 29 2015

An export strategy aimed at integrating Myanmar more broadly into the world economy has been launched by the government with ...

Samchem is interested in Myanmar and Vietnam. Photo: Samchem Holdings Bhd
Tuesday, April 28 2015

Malaysian chemical products distributor Samchem Holdings Bhd is looking to expand into Myanmar and Laos within the next ...

Thura U Shwe Mann has called for a minimum wage for workers to be set at the earliest opportunity. Photo: Mizzima
Monday, April 27 2015

Speaker of Myanmar's House of Representatives and Union Parliament Thura U Shwe Mann has called for a minimum national wage for ...

Sembcorp hopes to relieve Myanmar's desperate power shortfall. Photo: Sembcorp
Saturday, April 25 2015

Sembcorp Utilities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, ...

A businessman rides his bike past a Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ branch in Tokyo, Japan, 14 May 2014. Photo: Christopher Jue/EPA
Thursday, April 23 2015

The first foreign bank to operate in Myanmar for decades officially opened the doors of its Yangon branch April 22, ...

Myanmar is a popular frontier destination for foreign investors. Here, over 800 international and local business leaders, policymakers, financiers and economists attend the Myanmar Global Investment Forum at the Myanmar International Convention Centre Two in Nay Pyi Twa, Myanmar on September 16, 2014. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Thursday, April 23 2015

Myanmar received record foreign direct investment of more than US$8 billion in the 2014-15 financial year, according to ...

Myanmar has seen a considerable rise in the country's exports of rice. Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, April 22 2015

Myanmar's rice exports reached nearly 2 million tons in the fiscal year 2014-15 which ended in March, up 40 percent year on year, ...

Winding up the World Economic Forum in Jakarta - Philipp Rosler (L), member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum, Mustapa Mohamed (2L), Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Budi Gunadi Sadikin (C), Chief Executive of Bank Mandiri Indonesia, John Riady (2R),Executive Director, Lippo Group, Indonesia and Hans-Paul Burkner (R), Chairman of the Boston Consulting Group clap during a closing session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, in Jakarta, Indonesia, 21 April 2015. P
Wednesday, April 22 2015

Chairpersons of the 24th World Economic Forum on East Asia closed the three-day event in Jakarta on April 21 with a fresh sense of ...

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