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Axiata to merge Asian business with Telenor The two telecom companies Axiata from Malaysia and Telenor from Norway are...
Imf Says Myanmar’s Economy Losing Steam

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Mandalay street market © Arno Maierbrugger The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed concern about the Myanmar economy...
Myanmar Opens Market For Foreign Insurances

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Sule Pagoda in downtown Yangon Five foreign companies have been granted provisional licenses to sell life insurance policies through...
Adb Says Myanmar’s Economy Gets Back On Track

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The legendary empty 20-lane-highway in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s economic growth, which has been...
Laos Launches E-visa This June

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In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of...
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Myanmar is close to legalize casino gambling in a bid to boost the local tourism industry and attract...
Happiness Dropped In Thailand, Malaysia: Un Report

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The newly released World Happiness Report 2019 by the United Nations shows that most Southeast Asian countries...
Ukrainian Agency To Build Arms Plant In Myanmar

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A Ukrainian state agency and the Myanmar military have signed a joint-venture agreement to build a plant capable of manufacturing armored personnel carriers and...
Suu Kyi Calls For Investors To Engage In Rakhine State

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Myanmar State Counselor and de facto-leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on February 22, saying...
Cambodia Put Back On Global Money Laundering Watchlist

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Paris-based intergovernmental money-laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has placed Cambodia back on its watchlist on February 22 because of concern it is...
Myanmar Opens Up For Foreign Insurance Compnaies

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Myanmar’s financial regulator will begin granting licenses to foreign-owned insurance companies, allowing them to operate in the market by April this year. “We will soon...
Yangon To Get Skytrain

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China has proposed to fund a $1.5-billion elevated railway project in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made...
Corruption Is Getting Worse In Asia, Report Shows

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With an average score of just 44 out of 100 for three consecutive years, the Asia-Pacific region is making little progress in the fight...
Asean Countries Welcomed 129 Million Tourists Last Year, Up 7.6%

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Close to 129 million tourists visited the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which translates into a...
Eu Reinstates Import Duties On Rice From Cambodia And Myanmar

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The European Commission has reinstated duties on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years after determining that imports were causing economic damage to...
Opium cultivation in Myanmar drops further, UN says

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The area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar dropped for the fourth year in a row to 37,300 hectares in 2018 in the two...
Viettel has plans to expand to North Korea, Cuba

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Viettel Group, Vietnam's largest mobile network operator wholly owned and operated by the Ministry of Defense, has plans to expand to socialist sister countries...
Vietnam ride-hailing service expands to Myanmar

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Vietnam’s first homegrown ride-hailing service, FastGo, has kicked off operations in Myanmar as part of its Southeast Asia expansion plans. The firm partnered with...