Problems in the China’s southwestern province could spell trouble at the other end of major oil pipeline connecting Arakan State with Burma’s neighbor.
The Department of Civil Aviation announced that it wants local and foreign private investors to upgrade 30 of Burma’s 69 domestic airports.
Laos’ plans to build hydropower dams on the Mekong River could impact people who rely on the river upstream in Burma.
Burma will wrest control of its Dawei industrial complex from Italian Thai Development over its failure to attract investors to the multi-billion dollar project.
Norwegian mobile phone operator says it is giving feedback to the government on draft regulations for the telecoms sector.
Electricity shortfall hits record; cement production to rise; Thai firm will run pulp/paper factory; brewery spat has investment implications; and $50 fares to Rangoon offered.
Caution is the name of the game as private companies take their first steps into a market long controlled by a state monopoly
The National League for Democracy chairwoman tells an EU-Burma summit in Rangoon that the need for more political reforms must not be ignored.
Investment in Myanmar’s energy sector could unleash vast potential, but carries significant risks in a country long inaccessible to many of the industry’s biggest players.
Sources who work closely with Burma firms say six to 10 companies are considering a future listing in Singapore, but hurdles to those plans remain.
Asian Bank offers $60 million loan; Thailand steps up efforts for Dawei; the World Bank comments on Burma’s economic growth; Japan looks to Burmese rubber.
A notice accuses 35 mining companies of neglecting their production-sharing obligations, highlighting a system that critics say is taxing Burma’s gold miners out of business.
As international reports warn of coming impacts on Asian economies, Burma launches a new program to mitigate global warming.
Burma’s economy is set to grow an estimated 6.8 percent next year, although rising inflation threatens the country’s poor, the World Bank says.
Orange and Vodafone invited to partner with Burma’s government, floating hotels planned to ease room shortage and a US law firm opens in Rangoon.
Domestic banks hope to issue “easy travel” Visa debit cards to local account holders by the end of year in order to ease outbound travel.
Hyundai aims to raise its market share in Burma to over 15 percent in the coming years, basking in the popularity of South Korean culture.
Burma’s plans to become a major rice exporter run up against a glut on the international market and doubts about the country’s infrastructure.
The World Bank puts Burma 182 out of 189 countries in a report assessing the conditions for doing business around the world.
India vows to boost Burma trade; Belgian textiles firm eyes Burma factory; wind better than dams; Thilawa hits sanctions hurdle; bombs scare off tourists