Bollywood movies cementing factor in India-Myanmar ties

A Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, Myanmar is home to bustling precious stone markets and one of the most impressive Buddhist sites. But as you move around the country bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand, you don’t feel out of place as Bollywood is extremely popular here. For, right from […]

Burmese oil explorer keen to invest in India

A Myanmarese businessman with stakes in South African and Australian offshore oil blocks is keen to invest in diverse sectors in India which is poised to become the world’s fifth largest consumer market by 2030. But he says India still needs to bring business reforms to attract foreign investments. “Yes I am looking for some […]

Centuryply to explore Oceania to overcome Myanmar’s log ban

Kolkata, March 19 (IANS): As Myanmar’s ban on the export on Gurjan wood remains in place, Indian plywood major Centuryply is exploring options of sourcing logs from countries in Oceania as well as Europe. “We are exploring options of bringing logs from Papua and New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. However, logistically these are difficult […]