Myanmar Business Forum to discuss key sectors

Infrastructure development is one of several key sectors to be discussed at the upcoming Myanmar Business Forum (MBF) in July this year, according to a press release. The forum will also focus on other sectors such as agriculture, fishery, forestry and breeding, natural resources, banking and finance, hotels and tourism, manufacturing, trade and investment, servicing […]

In a Crowded Marketplace, Burma’s Daily Newspapers Struggle

RANGOON — Six months after private daily newspapers stepped into Burma’s media market, publishers are still struggling turn a profit. While some in the business see a hopeful future, the dominance of state-run media and a lack of advertising interest mean some titles have already dropped out. Earlier this year, more than 26 private companies […]

Myanmar stand by Dawei project

NAY PYI TAW : A senior Myanmar official brushed aside concerns that the Dawei deep-sea port and special economic zone (SEZ) will be scrapped for lack of financial support from Japan. Set Aung, the deputy minister for national planning and economic development, said Japan is interested in Dawei, but many more feasibility studies must be […]