How to be a good expat in Myanmar

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a country that has only recently started opening up to the world outside its own borders? ScandAsia has talked to four people living in Myanmar about the life in the mysterious country. Norwegian Astri Hole Fredriksen has her own travel agency in partnership […]

Rent falls for Yangon expats

More supply and fewer foreign renters have caused rental prices in the high-end expat Yangon property market to fall, according to real estate industry figures – but a lack of data means the extent of the drop is hard to quantify. More landlords furnishing apartments to appeal to foreigner workers, the changing nature of the […]

Low risk tolerance investors waiting for results of 2015 election to invest

According to a report by consulting firm New Crossroads Asia – low risk tolerance investors are waiting for the results of the 2015 election before investing in Myanmar. Aung Naing Oo, director general of the Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) said there was some truth to this. “Reports that foreign companies are waiting […]