Thailand Turns to Mekong Neighbors, Myanmar to Diversify Exports

Thai policy makers searching for ways to reverse a slump in exports may have found a solution close to home — a $170 billion market just over the border that’s growing by more than 6 percent a year. As shipments to China, Europe and the U.S. slow, Thailand’s government is crafting a strategy to deepen […]

Singapore to Cooperate in Banking Supervision

Banking authorities of Myanmar and Singapore have agreed to cooperate in banking supervision and capacity building, an official report said. The move will be made under a memorandum of understanding signed between the Central Bank of Myanmar and the Monetary Authority of Singapore at their 5th Myanmar-Singapore Joint Ministerial Working Committee Meeting. The joint meeting […]

ITD remains committed to Dawei

Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD) has confirmed it has not withdrawn from the Dawei deep-sea port project in eastern Myanmar, brushing aside previous reports that it intends to pull out of the project… A senior executive in charge of the Dawei project at ITD, Thailand’s largest construction company, yesterday told the Bangkok Post the company has […]