Singapore brand flying high in Yangon

Yangon may be a three-hour flight and nearly 2,000 km away from Singapore – but it’s difficult not to feel the Lion City’s growing presence in Myanmar’s largest city and its thriving commercial centre. When I landed at the city’s international airport on Monday and made my way to the immigration counters, I spotted a […]

Condo developers go small-town

As the market for condominium developments in Yangon becomes increasingly crowded, developers are looking at other locations across the country for opportunities to build new projects. Yangon’s skyline is changing quickly as developers race to build high-end condominiums, but elsewhere in Myanmar, the pace of growth has been much slower. Mandalay’s first condominium was built […]

Sales for Nay Pyi Taw’s Krisplaza start in Yangon

The backers of Krisplaza in Nay Pyi Taw have launched sales of the project in Yangon, aiming to bring condo living to the country’s capital. The development is a joint venture between Krislite and First Myanmar Investments (FMI), marking the first time the latter company’s retail arm has stretched beyond Yangon. The two-tower, 10-storey development […]

7 in 10 Asian firms plan to invest in Myanmar: Survey

Many Asian firms are keen to invest in Myanmar to take advantage of the emerging nation’s huge potential, according to a survey from United Overseas Bank (UOB). It found that more than 70 per cent of the 108 companies quizzed – 64 were from Singapore – indicated that they have plans to expand there within […]

Krislite Ties Up with GE for Myanmar Lighting Solutions

Singapore-based lighting solutions provider Krislite has teamed up with General Electric (GE) Lighting in a bid to offer the American company’s solutions and products to projects and developers in Myanmar. Through the deal, Krislite will offer the full range of GE Lighting’s extensive portfolio of products and solutions, GE Lighting said in a statement. The […]

5 business partnerships signed at Singapore Myanmar Forum

Singapore trade promotion agency setup Singapore-Myanmar Overseas office  in Yangon on 4th April 2013 to boost economic ties and promote bilateral trade. Singapore is the 3rd largest investors in Myanmar and is also one of the earliest investors given its long economic and cultural ties with the country. Currently Singapore is the largest investor in […]