India setting up 9 border trade points with Myanmar

Keen to boost border trade between Northeast India and the neighbouring Southeast Asian countries, the Indian government is setting up nine border haats or markets along the border with Myanmar, a top official said on Wednesday. Addressing the inauguration of the Eighth Delhi Dialogue here, Anil Wadhwa, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs […]

Myanmar most improved for ease of starting business

Myanmar has leapt up the World Bank’s ranking for ease of starting a business – moving from 189th out of 189 countries (or last place) last year, to 160th in new numbers released yesterday. This makes it the most improved country in the world in this category. For overall ease of doing business, Myanmar has […]

Indonesia’s Wintermar expands into Myanmar

Offshore vessel services (OVS) firm Wintermar Offshore Marine is seeking to expand to other Southeast Asian countries to cope with the decline in oil and gas activities in Indonesia, the company’s executive has said. President director Sugiman Layanto said that his company was exploring the opportunity to operate in Myanmar, Vietnam and Brunei Darussalam to […]