Myanmar’s undersea menace

While scuba-diving in the Mergui Archipelago, amateur diver Ma Thandar Ko Gyi was annoyed to find discarded fishing nets instead of just coral reefs and fishes. However, when she went diving at Lampi island, she felt relieved to find no discarded nets and fishing gear underwater. The difference is that Lampi has been designated as […]

Myanmar’s SMEs Uneasy Ahead of Asean Trade Zone

YANGON — Lamenting high domestic interest rates and Myanmar’s relative inexperience in the competitive global marketplace, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar are wary as 2015 approaches, when implementation of the regional Asean Economic Community (AEC) is expected to drop barriers to trade in Southeast Asia. The government and private sector have collaborated on […]