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Myanmar has huge plans for its tourism industry. While 2.9 million tourists visited Myanmar in 2016, the government targets to welcome 3.5 million tourists...

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Publicly listed Manila Water Company, the major water provider for Metro Manila in the Philippines, in which the country's oldest conglomerate Ayala Corporation holds...

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Satisfaction among Myanmar residents over the performance of the post-military government of former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for...

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Myanmar, until recently perceived as the new tiger cub success story of Southeast Asia after the country's "soft opening" in 2011 under then-president Thein...

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Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab started full operations in Myanmar this week, launching localised apps with new safety and technology features after a four-month trial...

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Serge Pun, one of the richest individuals not only in Myanmar, but all over Southeast Asia, on July 6 criticised the government of Aung...

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The current migrant worker crisis in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highlights the ineffectiveness of the bloc in regulating core issues of...

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A few decades ago, life in the hill tribes area in northern Thailand was no bed of roses. The region between Chiang Rai and...

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A US-based campaign group focusing on Myanmar urged the World Bank’s financing arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) to reconsider its Myanmar investments, saying its...

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The absence of an inclusive banking branch network in Myanmar and notoriously complicated and slow banking account transmissions have led to strong acceptance of...

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Myanmar's ultra-nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement despite a ban gathered in a Yangon monastery on May 27, just shortly after Myanmar's top Buddhist clergy...

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on May 3 dismissed a decision by the United Nation’s rights council to investigate allegations of crimes...

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Myanmar expects to welcome 7.5 million foreign tourists by 2020, significantly up from the 2.91 million who visited the country last year, Tint Thwin,...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 29 at his speech the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit emphasised the importance of non-interference...

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In what could be a role model for Thailand, Myanmar's government in its new education roadmap running through 2021 plans to radically improve its...

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi saw loyalty for her National League for Democracy (NLD) party weakening in ethnic minority areas, particularly those...

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Myanmar's de-facto leader, former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, in a televised speech on March 30 on occasion of the one-year anniversary of...

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While taxi hailing apps Grab and Uber are struggling with the Thai government over their legal status and over licensing issues, both companies are...