Apple Inc.’s pencil-thin, smaller iPad will cost much more than its competitors, signaling the company isn’t going to get into a mini-tablet price war.
Gas exports to Thailand may drop; Japanese telecom giant enters Burma, Bangkok building firm joins Max Myanmar; and Australian oil company explores offshore with Daewoo.
The Ministry of Finance and Revenue warns that unscrupulous financial companies are illegally targeting the general public.
Burmese businessmen say they want the Myanmar Economic Bank to take over the volatile gray-market trade in “earnings papers.”
The Asian Development Bank says tourism could become the country’s biggest and fastest source of revenue.
The Asian Development Bank rules out any possibility of “debt forgiveness” to Burma, and instead is working to reschedule its arrears.
Suzuki to build plant in Burma; Malaysian telecoms firm eyes Burmese market; Dawei project a “burden” on Thai taxpayers; Burmese whiskey brand sponsors Chelsea FC
The IFIs urge a reduction in debt levels and urgent action to get the world’s unemployed back to work.
The Burmese president faces tough challenges in his quest for the tens of billions of dollars Burma will need to rebuild its woefully inadequate infrastructure.
Kanbawza Bank, one of Burma’s leading financial institutions, seeks to end panic after customers withdraw more than $10 million on rumors of its owner’s arrest.
The largest rice-exporting consortium in Southeast Asia is founded, Japan unveils an $18 billion package for Burma, and land prices in Rangoon rocket.
Burma’s Department of Civilian Aviation is urging both foreign and local partners to invest in the country’s international airports.
The 10-month-long wrangle to set up a new Foreign Direct Investment law is sending red flags to investors.
The United States lifting import restrictions on Burmese goods receives a cautious welcome from local manufacturers who insist that vastly improved infrastructure remains essential.
Beijing pushes Burma on projects; Bangkok, Naypyidaw agree on Dawei; Japanese “feverish” about Burma; garment exports to get a boost; Daewoo to build refinery?
A gloomy picture of Burma’s electricity system—a key element of the country’s desired development—is painted by the Asian Development Bank.
Burma’s new Foreign Direct Investment law passed earlier this month is delayed as President Thein Sein asks Parliament to fine-tune the legislation.
Visa is preparing to introduce its credit cards to Burma by partnering 17 local private banks whose owners are no longer barred by US sanctions.
Burma to join transparency agency; Russians explore Burma oil options; FDI law to go back to Parliament; work on new airport to start in 2013.
The predicted expansion of Rangoon’s hospitality industry to offer world-standard accommodation seems to be stalling with leading hotel brands thinking twice before entering Burma.