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The Dawei deep-sea port and industrial zone project received support from Thai and Myanmar leaders on July 23 in an attempt to soften the...

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Myanmar's new investment law, eagerly awaited by companies ready to pour money into the newly opened economy, has still not been approved by the...

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The US Congress on August 2 voted for an extension of the disputed import ban against Myanmar products. Both the Senate and the House...

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The World Bank has opened up a new country office in Yangon, the commercial capital of Myanmar. The international financial institution will prepare a...

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Myanmar’s aim to attract investments into labour-intensive manufacturing may suffer a setback if the US renews it much-disputed import ban on all goods from the...

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SAIL Marketing & Communications, a Yangon-based advertising and consultancy firm, inked an MOU with the Myanmar Olympic Committee, becoming the sole advertising agency for...

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The Daiwa Institute of Research, a major Japanese think-tank, has been chosen by the Central Bank of Myanmar to spearhead a $380-million project designed...

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Myanmar aims to overtake both Laos and Cambodia in average income per capita by 2014 or 2015, Radio Free Asia's news service reported on...

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The tourism industry in Myanmar has been identified as a highly appealing sector for investment for Thai businesses. Experts say that the best growth prospects...

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Now that the once-isolated Southeast Asian nation has officially become approachable by US investment, foreign businessmen plying name cards across Yangon and Naypyidaw bodes well for the success of reforms.

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Authorities in Myanmar are looking to the Singapore education model for technical and engineering staff as the country ramps up efforts to develop a...

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Oil Major PTT is ready to take over Cove Energy's Africa operations for $1.9 billion, and brewer Thai Beverage is up to tap the...

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Industry giant General Electric has become the first US firm to seal a deal with Myanmar after sanctions were lifted by US President Barack...

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After more than 15 years of harsh sanctions against Myanmar, US companies now get the opportunity to refresh economic relations with the former pariah...

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As calls for increased foreign and local investment are sounded by the re-emergent nation of Myanmar, more and more major regional players are signaling...

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The common question arising among all ASEAN member countries is how to become well integrated to be able to enjoy benefits from each other and, at the same time, to avoid harming or exploiting local markets.

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Myanmar's president Thein Sein said on a televised speech on June 19 that the country is set for a "second wave of economic reforms",...

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Intellectual property laws are still weak throughout Southeast Asia, despite some countries stepping up measures for better protection of trademarks and patents. However, counterfeit goods seem to remain an ever-thriving industry.