Developing a stock exchange in Myanmar

  Anew stock exchange (called Yangon Stock Exchange) is currently being developed in Myanmar. The new stock exchange will be located near Sule Pagoda Road...

Inflation in Myanmar

In every trip I make to Yangon, I couldn’t help noticing its transformation. One of the major transformations is the construction sector. All these...

Protection for All Microinsurance in Myanmar

The ASEAN Financial Inclusion Con- ference was hosted in Yangon on 29- 30 October, 2014 by the Myanmar Ministry of Finance and presided over...

Mining and Energy Sector

What? Myanmar has oil? In discussions with foreign investors about the Myanmar economy, I am fre- quently taken a back by a lack of aware-...

An Expatriate’s Experiments with Fish

As the aircraft begins its descent to- wards the Mingladon airport, the view from the window is of numer- ous water bodies, the Yangon...

The promise of mobile money

The telecommunications industry has been abuzz lately with the launch of Ooredoo and the sale of SIM cards at record low prices. It was...

The Philippines Strings Attached

For the discerning guitarists and mu- sic lovers, a trip to the Lapu-Lapu district in the island of Cebu, is al- ways on the top...

Growing Domestic Institutional Investors 

Myanmar needs a domestic insti- tutional investment industry. While the banking system is an important mechanism for the mobilisation of savings and credit creation,...

The Diary of a Yangon Vegetarian

T here was a time when vegetarians had to literally hunt for safe places to get a palatable meat-free meal once they stepped out...
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