Pressure eases on Myanmar inflation due to declining consumer demand

Declining consumer spending and demand as a result of COVID-19 has suppressed inflation levels in Myanmar, according to a June report by the Central Statistical Organisation. Inflationary pressure first showed signs of easing in March, after the first cases of the coronavirus were reported in Myanmar. Inflation has continued to decline over the past three […]

Police Close Chinese Marriage-Fixing Agency on Myanmar-China Border

YANGON — Burmese and Chinese police cooperated last week to close down a bride matching agency of Chinese man, who illegally attempted to arrange marriages between Burmese women and Chinese men, a senior police official said. Khin Maung Hla, deputy police superintendent of the Special Anti-Human Trafficking Police Unit in Naypyidaw, said the Chinese suspect, […]