Myanmar’s economy opens doors to big brands

From fast food giants to coffee chains, tobacco companies and garment makers, Myanmar’s emerging economy is opening up to the world’s biggest brands It is just after 2pm at the newly built Pizza Hut on Yangon’s Dhammazedi Road. Clusters of staff throng around the entrance and waiters’ station as businessman Sein Min, who also goes […]

Myanmar -EU Business Chamber formation mired in infighting and name calling

The EU Delegation has tentatively chosen a candidate to launch and operate a forthcoming EU Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar – though not an organisation which had been hoping for the European business chamber mantle in the country for years. Euro Business Forum founder Luc de Waegh said his organisation could have completed the project […]

Myanmar to preserve buildings of the British Raj

A flurry of interest in preserving Myanmar’s colonial-era architecture has won the support of the government, highlighting both the lure of foreign investment and a readiness to reconnect with its past. Before it was subjected to more than 40 years of military rule, Yangon was a cosmopolitan port city and one of the great trading […]