Yoma to snap up YKKO for $12.6m

Conglomerate Yoma Strategic will acquire a 65 percent-stake in Myanmar restaurant chain YKKO in a deal worth US$12.6 million. YKKO – formally known as Yankin Kyay Oh Group of Companies – was founded in 1988. It has humble beginnings as a small, family-run restaurant in Yangon’s Yankin but now boasts 37 outlets in the three […]

Govt announces ‘project bank’ to get Myanmar building

The government has announced the launch of an online “project bank” which will change the way infrastructure programmes are planned, determined and funded. Speaking at the Invest Myanmar Summit in the capital city, deputy finance minister U Set Aung said the project bank will contain priority infrastructure initiatives which have been screened and approved by […]