Some Good, Some Bad

That first sip of the strong smelling ice-cold drink of amber hues, lifts sagging spirits, uplifts the mood, and stress levels seem to recede,...

Wanted: Glocal Talent in Myanmar

Myanmar’s age of darkness has given way to an era of light and brightness, after a long, long time. New business ventures are taking...

A closer look at Accountancy Profession in Myanmar

Background Accountancy profession in Burma (Myanmar) could be said to have root- ed as a distinct profession with the in- troduction of the Indian Companies...

CREDIT BUREAU: RISK MANAGEMENT IMPERATIVE

Rationale for credit informa- tion sharing One of the main concerns in the develop- ment of microfinance industry in Myan- mar is the risks related...

Why it may not work for the development of the microfinance industry?

One of the most interesting provi- sions of the Myanmar Microfinance Law is the interest rate cap. The law provides that the interest rate...

China and Japan talk in Myanmar on easing political tensions

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on Japan to "make practical efforts to overcome existing political obstacles between the two sides"...

Myanmar-The Rural-Urban Divide

The beautifully vibrant city of Yan- gon is the epitome of urban living in Myanmar. The country’s commercial capital, Yangon is home to over...

Drive out the Old, Drive in the New – Myanmar’s Auto Industry

As you drive from the Mingladon airport in Yangon down Pyay Road towards the heart of the city, it is refreshing to see large,...

World Bank at the forefront of financial inclusion initiatives in Myanmar

Financial inclusion is a gov- ernment priority As Myanmar gradually move out of econom- ic isolation into one of the region’s emerging dynamic economies, the...

Ways to speed up IT growth much needed by the Corporate Myanmar

Myanmar is on the move and cor- porate Myanmar is gathering pace. In Asia it is the IT sector which has really been one...

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