Growth prediction raised by IMF on gas, investment

Rising gas production and investment will lead to a higher-than-expected 8.5 percent economic growth rate for the 2014-15 year, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF had predicted 7.7pc GDP growth for the year in January. The economy will continue to be driven by both domestic and foreign investment, said Matt Davies, head […]

Astrologer San Zarni Bo – Suu Kyi to become President

RANGOON—As New Year approaches, The Irrawaddy interviewed renowned Burmese astrologer San Zarni Bo to get his predictions for 2013. He forecasts a significant slowdown in the pace of political and economic change in Burma next year due to cosmic factors. But don’t worry, 2014 will see major changes with Aung San Suu Kyi becoming president. […]