Myanmar Election Results Put Japan in Uncertain Spot

The victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party in Myanmar’s election leaves Japan and its companies facing some uncertainty in the country, in part because businesses and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe haven’t built close ties with Ms. Suu Kyi. Government officials said the National League for Democracy’s victory was within the range of their expectations–although […]

Japan-Myanmar business ties strengthen

In a sign of continued trade interest from Japan, the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) will stage an exhibition next month geared at promoting a variety of products from the long-time partner nation, officials said. Japan Festival 2014 will be held in Yangon at Tatmadaw Hall February 7 to 10 and will showcase Japanese-made electrical […]