Myanmar needs more infrastructure

MUSE, Myanmar — Towering apartment blocks are going up on the northern bank of the Shweli River in the border town of Ruili, in China’s Yunnan Province. On the opposite river bank, in Myanmar’s Shan State, the ground is being prepared for something similar in Muse. In the late 1930s, the ancient trade and migration […]

Muse Development Consortium Pushes for Easing of China-Myanmar Border Restrictions

YANGON— Construction is ramping up for a new China-Myanmar border station in northern Shan State intended to funnel tourists towards a massive private development, although building works have begun unilaterally on the Burmese side of the border, and both the Chinese and Burmese governments have yet to negotiate when the crossing will be open to […]

Muse economic zone gets green light

The development of a 288-acre Special Economic Zone in Muse, Shan State, has been announced at a joint shareholder meeting of Myanmar construction companies Great Hawkham Public and New Star Light on June 15, according to state-run The New Light of Myanmar. The urbanization project is likely to sit on the bank of the Shweli […]