Repats help revitalize Myanmar

The generator will kick in momentarily, and after all, frequent power shortages are just part of life in Myanmar, a country that was still named Burma and was under a military dictatorship in 1988, when Ohn left home to seek a career in the United States. The days of overt military rule are over. He […]

Plans to Privatize Pair of Yangon Heritage Buildings Shelved

YANGON — Myanmar’s Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) will return two Yangon heritage buildings to the government that it had slated for privatization, after the directorate was unable to compile a sufficient historical ownership record, DICA’s director general Aung Naing Oo said this week. Last year, DICA announced that it would allow four […]

Early Returnee Dutch firm lends helping hand in project management

For many potential foreign investors the outcome of Myanmar’s elections in 2015 will determine if the country is firmly on the path of democratization, but Dutch firm Royal Haskoning DHV has no such reservations. The engineering and project management consultancy was one of the first to return to Myanmar as part of an unofficial Dutch […]

Myanmar is definitely not that hardest place to do business if just want to start a Service Company

The recent World Bank’s “Doing Business”² report says that Myanmar is one of the most difficult place to do business ranking it at the bottom of the table (189 out of 189) in terms of ease of starting a business. If you look at the result it is to be expected due to more than […]