ADB to Support Myanmar’s Transport Sector through Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Myanmar have signed an agreement to boost the transport sector through public-private partnerships (PPP). The advisory services agreement...

Yangon Stock Exchange at a Glance

On 25 January 2017, there was an aggregate of 16,988 shares traded on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) for which the trading value totaled...

New Bus Network Causes Confusion in the City

F or residents of Yangon, the third week of January has been full of excitement, confusion, and frustration as the city embraced a new...

Myanmar Border Checkpoints – Arriving and Departing Over Land

S ince Myanmar opens its door to the world, more official borders are opening for travelers who wish to travel freely over land from...

Yangon Government to Boost Agricultural Sector

Phyo Min Thein, Yangon Region Minister said the Yangon Regional Government has plans to spend about eight Billion Kyats to invest on development of...

Booming Myanmar Online Retail Business

According to media reports, Myanmar has more than 39 million Internet users and four telecom operators have sold a record 43.72 million SIM cards...

13th Annual Japanese Film Festival Brings Japanese Films to Myanmar

The Japan Image Council (JAPIC), in coordination with the Japanese Agency of Cultural Affairs and the Embassy of Japan hosted the 13th Annual Japanese...

Korean Wave Reaches New Heights in Myanmar

A recent Facebook status by a Myanmar netizen spread a set of photos showing television screens that displayed tons of Korean dramas being aired...

Alarm Over the Exchange Rate

Exchange rates have risen continuously since early November and on December 16, the rate for one dollar had reached 1440 Kyats in the informal...

Myanmar’s Environmental Assets in Need Of Sustainable Growth

Myanmar is a country with rich natural assets and biodiversity, endowed with large forest areas, unspoiled coastline, abundant fisheries and other marine resources. Over...

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