The Land Rush in Myanmar

After decades of military rule, Myanmar at last has a democratically elected government. Longtime opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party took charge in March, with her ally Htin Kyaw becoming president and the Nobel laureate herself serving as foreign affairs minister. In response, the U.S. last month announced a partial rollback of economic sanctions […]

New Yangon airport contract signed

A Singapore construction company and an affiliate of Changi Airport Group has won a $1.4 billion order to build a new airport in Myanmar’s Yangon as the country repairs its infrastructure after the easing of decades of sanctions. A consortium led by Yongnam Holdings Ltd, which includes Changi Airport Planners and Engineers and Japan’s JGC […]