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Singapore to build top hotels in Myanmar

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Investors from Singapore have shown interest in building a number of top hotels in Myanmar, namely in the business capital Yangon and the tourist...
China, Japan, India lead Myanmar lending

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The Myanmar government has budgeted borrowing over $900 million in fiscal year 2013/2014 to fund infrastructure construction projects, including two dams, a telecom network,...
Is Myanmar a business opportunity bonanza?

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The opportunity for investors in Myanmar exists and a clearer picture of Myanmar’s course seems to pop out. Justin Calderon tries to capture the view of the new Myanmar from the right angle.
Myanmar out of the banking backwoods

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With the announcement that Visa credit cards would begin being accepted at nearly 90 ATMs across Myanmar on January 26, 2012, the nation made history by stepping out of the realm of financial obscurity.
Thailand serves Myanmar solar

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Thailand-based solar farm developer SPCG is planning to operate two small solar farms in Myanmar to help meet unmet demand for energy in communities...
Myanmar to construct 1 million homes

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Unmet demand for property in Myanmar has prompted the Burmese government to launch a plan to construct 1 million homes over the next 20...
The yuan continues marching south

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Up until September 2012, border trade between Myanmar and China measured $2.4 billion, with 70 per cent coming across the Yunnan-Myanmar border. Trade with India is but a trickle in comparison. Justin Calderon found out why.
Myanmar cuts power for industrial zones

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Suffering from sever power undersupply, Myanmar has been forced to start cutting power to the country's industrial zones by 7 hours per day effective...
Myanmar prepares for tourism boom

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Myanmar is set to stage the country’s first tourism conference, organised by the Myanmar Tourism Federation and Sphere Conferences of Singapore, over three days...

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Myanmar's first industrial park, the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in Yangon, will open in 2015, the country's Deputy Minister for National Planning and Economic...
Myanmar seeks to solve housing shortage

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The Myanmar government is seeking bids for several housing projects with up to 120,000 apartments in Yangon. The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has...

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Indian healthcare provider Apollo Group of Hospitals has launched its telemedicine service in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, this month. The telemedicine service will be used...
Yangon

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Vietnamese companies are showing interest to be among the first movers in Myanmar after the country has issued its new foreign investment law. The Association...
Sumitomo

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Japanese companies are increasingly targeting emerging member nations of ASEAN to step up activity or to set up branches and production facilities. One of the...
SiamCement R

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The  largest cement manufacturers of Thailand, Siam Cement Group (SCG), and Indonesia, PT Semen Gresik, have announced that they will set up cement plants...
Myanmar Textile Factory

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A Myanmar consumer goods company is planning a special industrial zone between Yangon and Bago to set up textile and garment factories, news portal...
JCB

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The Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) has announced that they will be launching operations in Myanmar, making them the third major credit card company to...
Strand Rangoon

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A 45 per cent surge in visitor arrivals in the September 2011 to 2012 period has boosted the hotel sector in Myanmar's business capital...