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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...

A $700-million urban development project saw its groundbreaking ceremony in Yangon downtown on February 17: The "Yoma Central" complex, the country's largest real estate...

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

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...

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...

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...

Singapore remains the most expensive city for expats in the Association for Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, according to the 2016 Cost of Living...

Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings (MTSH) made a solid debut on May 20 as the second company on Myanmar's Yangon Stock Exchange, spurring a lot...

Shortly after the presidential elections, Myanmar's property market is clearly cooling off, with prices in the two major cities of Yangon and Mandalay being...

Getting around in Myanmar is becoming easier since Yangon-based company Oway Ride launched a Uber-style ride-hailing app. The car-on-demand service can be booked in...

Now that the elections in Myanmar have passed, the country hurries to resume a number of delayed projects to win back investor confidence which...

Sky-high property prices in Myanmar, which in the country’s commercial capital Yangon have reached or partly exceeded the level of New York, Tokyo or...

Thailand and Myanmar signed an agreement on July 28 to allow citizens with ordinary passports to make visa-free travel of up to 14 days, provided...

With ultra-high rents and stiff prices for utilities, clothes, transport and entertainment, Yangon has made it up in the list of costliest cities for...

For expats in Myanmar, most of which are moving to the country’s business hub of Yangon, searching for a reasonably affordable apartment or office...

The general strength of the US dollar and poorly managed currency control by the Myanmar central bank has led to another plunge of the...

Danish beer giant Carlsberg became the first foreign brewer to open a facility in Myanmar. The launch of the new $75-million brewery took place...

The annual “Wealth Report” recently released by global real estate consultancy Knight Frank has an interesting angle: Apart from listing global cities most important...