Analyzing the New Myanmar Investment Law

The new Myanmar Investment Law 2016 (MIL) came into force on October 18, when it was signed by the President, having previously been approved...

Economic Growth Versus Development – For Myanmar’s Common Man

Myanmar is making headlines globally, a country showing promise of growth and development, with a new, democratically elected government in place that is gradually...

The Role of Vocational Training in Myanmar’s Development

Development potential is strengthening in different sectors for the rapid-changing Myanmar. But management of widespread capacity challenges comes out as the main concern in...

State Bank of India Opens Myanmar Branch

The State Bank of India (SBI), a major state-owned banking and financial corporation from India, has opened a branch in Yangon, becoming the first...

Time for Road Safety to be Brought into Spotlight

According to the official transportation statistics, automobile-related deaths rank the 11th most common type of death in low and middle-income countries although these countries...

A Case for Leadership in Economic Affairs

From 1962 to 1988, Myanmar (‘Burma’ then) economy has been a centrally planned socialist economy. What to produce and what people should buy were...

Myanmar: The Most Generous Country in the World

Myanmar, a familiar entry at the top spots of the World Giving Index (WGI), has been ranked as the most generous country in the...

Unlocking Myanmar Agriculture’s Potential: A Key Player for Economy

Despite being the backbone of Myanmar Economy, agriculture seems to have been largely ignored by the government. Fortunately, government recognition of the sector’s importance...

The new US President and the changing landscape of South East Asia

By the time this article is off the press, the US would have concluded its election and a new President is elected. Despite the...

Rising Urbanisation in Myanmar: Time to Take Proactive Measures for Sustainable Urban Boom

Myanmar, which has previously lagged behind neighboring Asian nations in terms of urbanisation, is in the midst of a population boom in its major...

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