OATAM A Credible Platform for Beans and Pulses Trade

On 29th August, 2015, nearly one and a half years since its inception, the Overseas Agro Traders’ Association of Myanmar (OATAM), celebrated its success...

Myanmar Flood Wo es

Myanmar’s floods have flooded newspapers worldwide, and the coverage has caught the attention of all international aid agencies, private donors and governments interested in...

Waiting for Yangon Stock Exchange

After 50 years of isolation and sanctions, the opening up of Myanmar has been one of the hottest stories and getting lots of intention...

Putting the Best Foot Forward

Ever since the announcement in 2014 of Taiwan-based Pou Chen Group that it will invest US$100 million to set up a manufacturing base in...

Lessons from Cyclone Komen

Caught unawares. This is the apt description of the situation as the flood rose unexpectedly due to the heavy rains brought by Cyclone Komen...

Government to the Rescue?

Now that we are following the pathway to the capitalism, we have moved from centrally planned economy towards the market economy, where the risks...

Of Familiar Fast Food And Local Culture

Change has become the only constant in Myanmar. From a country that barely witnessed change a decade ago, to have become a rapidly transforming...

The China Loan : Managing And Sustaining Devel

Addressing financial needs in the rural areas tloan extended by the China Exim Bank. A report entitled Rural Development, Socioeconomic Improvement, Poverty Alleviation and the...

Is it Wise to Push for a Minimum Wage Now

The recent news, that the national committee in charge with set- ting up a minimum wage has just proposed a 3,600kyats per day figure,...

Upbeat About Bamboo

The thin, hollow, woody poles seen standing tall in numerous places to protect and support, in villages and cities, are of the ubiquitous bamboo,...

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