US Investors Showing Renewed Interest as Myanmar Pushes Through New Laws

5 Apr 17
American investors are showing in­creasing interest in Myanmar as the govern­ment shows increasing signs that it is commit­ted to overcome legal and development hurdles to make doing business here easier, an ...

Construction on Yangon-Dala Bridge to Begin in April

5 Apr 17
Construction on the Yangon-Dala cross-river bridge, which will link Yangon’s down­town area to the under­developed satellite town, will begin in April this year, the Ministry of In­formation announced last week. When ...

Yangon Fintech Firm Launches Data Services in Bid to Modernise Microfinance

5 Apr 17
Yangon based fin­tech company ThitsaWorks has launched data manage­ment solutions for small and medium microfi­nance institutions (MFIs), as it seeks to take their op­erations out of notebooks and onto screens. The ...

Yangon to commence Southwest New City in April

5 Apr 17
Yangon Southwest New City will be implemented by a joint venture agreement between the Yangon Region government and local construction developers, and the government expects the implementation process to start on ...

Myanmar legislation fuels investors’ interest

5 Apr 17
Though multinational companies are still on the waitandsee move to enter Myanmar, the nation’s recent legislative reforms to create a more enabling business environment will create positive signals for foreign direct ...

Govt will assist, not protect, local banks

5 Apr 17
The government prefers to help than protect local bank services, Union Minister of Finance and Planning U Kyaw Win said. He said this was to encourage finance services in Myanmar to ...

Danyingone wholesale vegetable market to open in April

5 Apr 17
New Danyingone wholesale vegetable market, which was jointly developed by the MAEX and Yangon City Development Committee, will be opened at the end of April, said Thurein Aung, managing director of ...

British trade mission targets ASEAN integration

4 Apr 17
The UK Department of International Trade (DIT) is leading a trade mission to Southeast Asia and the delegation will visit Myanmar on March 30 and 31. The trade mission focuses on ...

Sino-Myanmar oil pipeline launch a good signal

4 Apr 17
The launch of the Sino-Myanmar oil pipeline following a two-year delay could be the Myanmar government’s way of sending a positive signal ahead of its president’s visit to China in April, ...

Bond market to emerge as second market at YSX

4 Apr 17
Yin Zaw Myo, Managing Director of Yangon Stock Exchange says government treasury bonds and treasury bills will be on sale at Yangon Stock Exchange. “We will open a bond market as ...