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Myanmar’s economic downturn hits aviation sector

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Three airlines in Myanmar suspended operations in the recent past, citing economic losses and a shortage of aircraft. Two of them, Yangon-based Air Bagan...
New Myanmar bank to supply tourism businesses with cheap loans

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A new bank, Myanmar Tourism Bank, will begin operations within six months in so far three branches in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw with the sole...
Aung San Suu Kyi works towards alliance with Shwe Mann

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi announced that she wants to form an alliance with Shwe Mann, the recently ousted chairman of the...
Myanmar earns $1.3 billion from jade exports

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Myanmar has earned $1.3 billion from the export of jade stone over the last three years, according to the ministry of national planning and...
Pan Pacific opens second hotel in Myanmar

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Singapore-based Pan Pacific Hotels Group has opened its second hotel in Myanmar, the Parkroyal Naypyitaw, on April 6, in addition to its existing hotel...
Myanmar invites investors for low-cost housing

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In a bid to boost living standards for the large numbers of Myanmar people who struggle to find adequate housing, the construction ministry is...
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...
Myanmar allows maids to be sent to Hong Kong

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The Myanmar government has allowed a Hong Kong agency to recruit Burmese people to work as domestic helpers in the city. The Golden Mind...
Myanmar gets ready for Southeast Asia Games

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Myanmar is “100 per cent” ready for the South-East Asian (SEA) Games, Sports Ministry director Htay Aung said on November 28. The games are...
Myanmar, India to cooperate in textile, crafts manufacturing

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Myanmar and India will collaborate in weaving, clothing design technology, official media reported on November 10. Myanmar's Minister for Cooperatives U Kyaw Hsan and Joint...
South Korea to help Myanmar with rural development

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South Korea will help Myanmar with rural areas development in the country, official media reported on November 10. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation...
Southeast Asia Games: Concerns over power, safety

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Lacking confidence in Myanmar's power supply system, the country's Ministry of Sports has said it will use generators for the opening and closing ceremonies...
Myanmar president does not seek second term

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Myanmar's President Thein Sein, the architect of reforms after the end of military rule, will not be seeking a second term at the next...
Philippines’ Microtel to invest in Myanmar

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Philippine-based property group Microtel Corporation is preparing to invest in hotels, real estate and educational services in Myanmar, according to Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC),...
Bomb attacks in Myanmar shake investors’ confidence

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A series of bomb attacks on top hotels in Myanmar has frightened the local business community and the hordes of investors who flocked into...
ASEAN 2014: Myanmar’s chance to shine

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No country resembles a laboratory of political and economic development more than Myanmar. A country with effectively two capitals, old and new, in Yangon...
Myanmar to pass new company law

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Myanmar plans to pass a new company act by the end of 2014 that aims to "improve transparency and update rules governing the operations...
Myanmar gets thumbs-up for SEA Games

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After a final inspection by the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM), representing one of the participating countries, Myanmar got finally full approval to host...