Myanmar has Opportunity to Scale Up Access to Affordable, Renewable Energy

With only 30 percent of the population having access to electricity, Myanmar has the lowest per capita electricity consumption in Southeast Asia according to...

Sanctions Have Hampered Myanmar’s Gem Market

Myanmar is known for its world-class gems. However, the political turmoil and international sanctions the country has undergone in the previous 50 years has...

Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Harvard’s Humanitarian of the Year Award

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has been honored as the 2016 humanitarian of the year by Harvard University. The Harvard Foundation’s director Dr....

Good Time Management Skills are Important as Myanmar Begins to Modernize

Not too long ago, life in Myanmar seemed to move slowly with plenty of hours for praying at the pagodas, hanging out with family,...

Number of European Visitors to Mawlamyine, Hpa-An and Thibaw Skyrocket

Three Myanmar towns of Mawlamyine, Hpa-An and Thibaw are among the destinations in Asia that are seeing the fastest growth in visitors from Europe,...

Myanmar’s Heritage Will Play An Important Role in the Country’s Development

The cultural heritage of a country has long been regarded as an important factor for unifying citizens and building a strong sense of nation...

Myanmar Enters the Sharing Economy

Myanmar is one of the fastest growing mobile phone markets with more than 30 million users in the country so far. The government projects...

Beyond Myanmar: A Guide to Traveling in Style

Cappadocia, Turkey Awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping and simply mind-boggling! I wonder if these adjectives truly describe my feelings the moment I got a glimpse of Cappadocia, Turkey....

Myanmar’s Real Estate Market has Many Hurdles to Overcome

When the National League for Democracy (NLD) took office, the construction sector had high hopes that necessary policy changes would be made to boost...

H&M Myanmar Factories Exploit Young Teenage Workers, According to Swedish Author

Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has demanded two of its Myanmar suppliers immediately establish an action plan after learning teenagers as young...

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