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Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its business hub and largest city of Yangon on January 16,  the first such network providing...

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Yangon’s property market finally cooled down in 2016 from a peak that began to ease in 2014 as a result of changing government policies. During...

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Farmers in Myanmar, notoriously under-equipped with agricultural tools, made a virtue out of necessity of deploying 3D printing technology to create bespoke parts the...

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The World Bank revised up its forecast for Thailand's economic growth by 0.1 percentage point to 3.2 per cent for next year in anticipation...

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Aung San Suu Kyi, a recent recipient of the Harvard humanitarian of the year award and a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1991 in...

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Myanmar police said on November 26 that they arrested three Muslims for planting home-made bombs around Yangon and were investigating their links to what...

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Myanmar's central bank has increasing difficulties to prevent the depreciation of the country's currency, the kyat, which has reached new record lows these days. The...

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Myanmar will get its official investment regulation framework by end-March or early April next year when the by-laws of the country’s investment law are...

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Russia is deepening its reach into the nuclear sector in Southeast Asia with a tighter cooperation with Myanmar. It is seen the next step...

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Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam jumped the most among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in the new Doing Business 2017 ranking...

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US President Barack Obama on October 7 finally announced the lifting of US sanctions on Myanmar, acknowledging that the country has pursued political reforms...

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All ASEAN-5 countries except Singapore dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), some of them significantly....

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Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan has been chosen by Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to lead a commission to stop alleged...

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The Myanmar government is stepping up security for State Counselor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi after her name appeared on a...

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Myanmar is increasingly becoming a serious competitor in the tourism sector in Southeast Asia after the country opened its borders wider for foreign visitors,...

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This July 7 marked the 100-day anniversary of the new civilian government in Myanmar, with the National League for Democracy (NLD) of democracy icon...

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An embezzlement probe has been launched by Myanmar's Department of Mines after almost $100 million vanished from a joint fund set up by Myanmar's gem...

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Economic growth in Myanmar has been hampered by a more difficult economic environment in the country's fiscal year 2015-2016 (April 1 to March 31),...