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Asean Countries Welcomed 129 Million Tourists Last Year, Up 7.6%

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Close to 129 million tourists visited the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which translates into a...
Eu Reinstates Import Duties On Rice From Cambodia And Myanmar

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The European Commission has reinstated duties on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years after determining that imports were causing economic damage to...
Opium cultivation in Myanmar drops further, UN says

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The area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar dropped for the fourth year in a row to 37,300 hectares in 2018 in the two...
Viettel has plans to expand to North Korea, Cuba

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Viettel Group, Vietnam's largest mobile network operator wholly owned and operated by the Ministry of Defense, has plans to expand to socialist sister countries...
Vietnam ride-hailing service expands to Myanmar

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Vietnam’s first homegrown ride-hailing service, FastGo, has kicked off operations in Myanmar as part of its Southeast Asia expansion plans. The firm partnered with...
China plans free trade zone in the Golden Triangle

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China is looking to establish a free trade zone at the section of the Mekong where the river forms the border between Myanmar and...
Myanmar, China agree on new deep sea-port on cheaper terms

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Myanmar and China have signed an agreement on November 8 on a controversial deep sea port project in the Bay of Bengal, allowing Beijing...
Setback for Suu Kyi in Myanmar by-elections

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Myanmar's ruling party led by the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi lost a constituency it previously held to the military-backed opposition party...
Myanmar presents plan to attract over $200 billion in foreign investment

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The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) came up with an ambitious business plan that includes a major investment promotion strategy aiming to attract more than...
Mahathir “lost all faith” in Myanmar’s Suu Kyi, ends support

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Malaysia will no longer support the leadership of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi as a result of her handling of the Rohingya crisis in...
Malaysia hopes to welcome 30 million tourists by 2020

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Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is targeting 30 million tourist arrivals in Malaysia by 2020, state news agency Bernama reported. Deputy tourism minister...
Canada strips Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

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The Canadian parliament has unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship over her handling of the Rohingya...
Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
New US sanctions against Myanmar military in Rohingya crisis

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The US broadened its sanctions against Myanmar on August 17, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for their alleged role in...
Myanmar set to turn into major gold exporter

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Myanmar`s Ministry of Commerce is in the process of officially removing a regulation that prevented traders to export gold for more than five decades,...
Myanmar significantly scales down Chinese-backed port project

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The Myanmar government is scaling down plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast in Kyaukpyu in a move to avoid running into...
Myanmar grants free visas for Chinese, Japanese and South Koreans as visitor numbers dwindle

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Myanmar will grant free visa allowances to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese nationals from August 1 onwards in a bid to promote eco-tourism, U...