Rice Communications enters Myanmar

Rice Communications, a boutique communications agency headquartered in Singapore, has launched operations in Myanmar. With a team based in Yangon, Rice Communications Myanmar has started operations with clients such as Hughes and Bosch. It aims to deliver creative and communications support to multinational clients and local companies. “Myanmar is the most exciting emerging market in […]

Legal : In-house interview with Ooredoo Asia General Counsel

Helping the country open up to the world is an exciting opportunity, says Singapore-based Scott Weenink, Asia GC for telecoms provider Ooredoo Myanmar has seen tremendous change in a short period of time and one manifestation of this is the growing number of foreign business people and travellers visiting the country. Myanmar’s former capital and […]

Singapore’s Fraser & Neave Says in Beer Spat With Myanmar Partner

Singapore property and drinks conglomerate Fraser and Neave said on Thursday its joint venture partner, which is run by Burma’s military, plans to start arbitration proceedings over the company’s stake in Myanmar Brewery. The brewery represents only a small part of F&N’s business but losing its stake would mean being shut out of one of […]

Myanmar’s Moment? 8 reasons to be optimistic about Southeast Asia’s rising tiger

Myanmar is attracting a lot of attention these days. The visit by President Thein Sein to Washington in May, the first by a leader of Myanmar since 1966, included a meeting with President Barack Obama — marking an emphatic end to the years of international isolation. But it is not only Myanmar’s change of political […]