Business school opens in Yangon

Yangon has a new school focused on finance, with the aim of boosting Myanmar’s pool of educated business people. The Myanmar Institute of Business, which is located on the first floor of Myanmar Plaza, currently offers seven courses and can help students prep to gain an international certification, the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst). Its list […]

Three Pagodas Pass upgrade sought

The head of the Immigration Bureau will propose that the government upgrade the Three Pagodas Pass in Kanchanaburi from a temporary border crossing to a permanent one to facilitate rapidly growing tourism and trade with Myanmar. Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn Prousoontorn made the comment during a visit to the border pass in Sangkhla Buri district […]

Mae Sot SEZ to give fillip to Myanmar border trade

Thailand’s border trade with Myanmar is expected to flourish over the next couple of years, driven mainly by the planned development of a special economic zone (SEZ) in Tak’s Mae Sot district. Isara Vongkusolkit, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC), said this year alone the cross-border trade between the two countries was expected […]