What advice do Myanmar’s female MPs have for women candidates in 2020?

As Myanmar’s historic reform process continues to evolve, more women are needed in leadership roles of all kinds, including in parliaments. Despite their low numbers, the positive contributions of women MPs in both national and subnational parliaments have already earned the recognition of their constituents. With general elections approaching in 2020, it is time to […]

Central Bank will consider further rate liberalisation

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) will consider further liberalising interest rates and allow private banks more freedom to set their own rates to be more competitive, U Soe Min, deputy governor of the CBM told Parliament on Monday. The CBM will seek assistance and advice from the International Monetary Fund in doing so and […]

Wave Money focuses on 4G finance opportunities

Wave Money CEO Brad Jones (pictured) explained 5G will be a long-term play for the mobile financial sector, tipping the technology to open new services which enhance core mobile money services rather than radically alter their make-up. The company, a joint venture between Telenor and Yoma Bank operating in Myanmar, isn’t looking at 5G “that […]