Weekend Escape to Bangkok

The prestigious Travel+Leisure magazine didn’t recently adjudge Bangkok as being the best city in the world without good reason. While Bangkok is big, fast...

My Myanmar Trip

This is what happens when I have a 6-hour layover. I wrote down all of my insider-information from traveling around Myanmar and figured it...

Hilux ‘line-car’ buses to be replaced on Rangoon streets

The Rangoon divisional government has announced that the Hilux pickup trucks used for public transportation in the former Burmese capital will be taken off...

Rice crises looming

Due to last year flooding rice production in Myanmar could be reduced by up to 40 percent in some states. The rice harvests in...

Blooming in the Face of World Gloom

Its easy looking back, but there are always classic lessons to be learned, 1929 was not a good year for investors and it took...

Easier to obtain a passport

Passport issuing centers were opened in 15 regions and states in addition to the existing offices in Yangon and Mandalay. An eligible citizen can...

The $1.145 Million Rolex

Luxury timepiece aficionados were shocked late last year when an extremely rare Rolex made in 1950 was sold for more than four times the...

United nations invests in Myanmar’s young entrepreneurs

A new presidential initiative to create jobs for young people and investment opportunities in Myanmar’s IT sector was recently announced by the United Nations...

Who Will Drive Forward Myanmar’s Auto Market?

There was once a time in Yangon when the city’s arteries were not bursting with vehicles desperately slugging it out over a few inches...

Foreign Investment in Myanmar

During the ongoing Lower House Parliament session, Deputy Minister of National Planning and Economic Development Dr. Daw Khin San Yi said that the country...

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