Why are Singapore companies so prolific in Myanmar?

Based on the latest statistics that I received from the Myanmar Department of Investment and Company Administration. As of the end of the Myanmar financial year 31st March 2015 Singapore is the leading investor in Myanmar. One in every four companies opened by foreigners in Myanmar is from Singapore. Out of 4,324 foreign owned companies […]

Asean Chair – Myanmar’s new challenge

YANGON – For years after joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in 1997, Myanmar was the regional albatross, dragging the group’s reputation down with its human rights record and refusal to ditch military rule.  The annual Southeast Asia summits, often lacking in other substance, became forums for western democracies and human rights groups […]