Tribute to Lee Kuan Yew, Founder & Architect of Modern Singapore (1923 -2015)

“He walks tall among giants. Never run from a fight and never cowed even when we were expelled from Malaya. A leader of men. A change agent who found the fulcrum to lift an entire country out of poverty. A bringer of hope. A man of his time. Always in our heart.”  Andrew Tan – […]

Index Creative Village Launches New Myanmar Subsidiary

Thai event organiser Index Creative Village (ICV) has formed a new subsidiary for exhibition and fair management in a bid to strengthen its foothold in neighbouring Myanmar. The new unit, ICVeX, will work with other units of ICV to set up trade fairs and exhibitions in the Southeast Asian country, the firm said. ICV’s existing […]

Banking on Myanmar’s Future

YANGON — Kanbawza (KBZ) Bank has weathered some severe storms since it was established in 1994, but now stands as Myanmar’s largest privately owned financial institution, with an estimated 94 billion kyat (US$94 million) in capital. Its founder, Aung Ko Win, is a former teacher with close ties to now-retired Vice Snr-Gen Maung Aye, one […]