State Counsellor says COVID-19 is hurting Myanmar economy

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said that Myanmar’s economy is suffering from the fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak that has already spread to over 100 countries. She cautioned the public that although the Health Ministry has not found any cases of the deadly disease in the country, it is hard to […]

Risks loom for Myanmar’s Kyaukphyu Economic Zone

The end of 2015 saw a series of major announcements and decisions regarding Myanmar’s latest special economic zone (SEZ) in Kyaukphyu township of Rakhine State. In late December, Myanmar’s government approved the demarcation of land for the SEZ and awarded tenders to develop the SEZ to a CITIC Group-led consortium. Untitled The Kyaukphyu SEZ is […]