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Myanmar gets ready for 5 million tourists in 2015

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Myanmar is expecting 5 million tourists in 2015, said President Thein Sein during a parliamentary speech marking three years since his administration took office. “Tourist...
Yangon Stock Exchange on track to open in 2015

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The Yangon Stock Exchange will be opened by the end of 2015 as scheduled despite emerging challenges along the preparation stage, said Maung Maung...
FDI in Myanmar tripled in current fiscal year

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Foreign investment in Myanmar is set to triple in the current fiscal year ending March 30, 2014, with 50 per cent going into manufacturing,...
Myanmar to set up anti-corruption commission

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Myanmar will "soon" set up an anti-corruption commission comprised of 15 lesser-known former public servants, according to a message sent by the president to...
Global law firm opens office in Myanmar

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US-headquartered Baker & McKenzie, the world’s second-largest law firm by revenue, opened an office in Myanmar to serve foreign investors entering an economy emerging...
US Ex-Im Bank starts trade with Myanmar

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The US Export-Import Bank said it will start offering credit for trade with Myanmar, hoping to support businesses against competitors in a market that...
Myanmar eyes 9.1% growth next fiscal year

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Myanmar's President Thein Sein announced that the government aims to increase the country’s GDP by 9.1 per cent in the 2014-15 fiscal year (starting...
Cambodia’s Acleda Bank to expand in Laos, Myanmar

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Cambodia's Acleda Bank, one of the country's largest, said it plans to expand in Laos and Myanmar as operations there performed well in 2013,...
Myanmar, EU to sign investment agreement

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Myanmar will soon sign an investment protection agreement with the European Union to promote foreign investments, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). “The EU...
Visa-free entry to Myanmar for Filipinos

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Starting January 4, 2014, Filipino nationals holding ordinary passports may now enter Myanmar without a visa and stay there for up to 14 days,...
Myanmar to chair 280 ASEAN meetings in 2014

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During the year 2014 when Myanmar holds the ASEAN chairmanship, the country is scheduled to host 280 bloc meetings, including two major summits, according...
Philippines, Myanmar to sign visa-free agreement

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The Philippines and Myanmar will sign an agreement that will grant Filipino visitors visa-free access to Myanmar. This is one of the deals to...
Myanmar to host ASEAN meetings in several cities

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Myanmar is planning to host ASEAN related meetings next year in various cities while serving as chair of the ASEAN bloc of nations in...
Myanmar, Mongolia move closer

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Myanmar and Mongolia issued a joint statement on November 21 as Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj ended his three-day state visit to Myanmar, Mizzima reported. Presidents...
Bill Clinton on surprise trip to Myanmar

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Former US President Bill Clinton arrived in Myanmar on November 14 on a surprise trip and met with Myanmar political parties at the Myanmar...
Myanmar pledges to shine as ASEAN chair

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Myanmar has pledged to undertake well the leadership role of ASEAN in 2014 in gaining the momentum of ASEAN achievements, fulfilling the 2015 ASEAN...
Myanmar gets ADB soft loan for power grid

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Myanmar has received a $60 million new soft loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the development of its electricity supply network, official...
Hyundai drives into Myanmar

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South Korean car maker Hyundai Motor aims to raise its market share in Myanmar to over 15 per cent in the next three or...