Asia World opens new Yangon airport terminal

Asia World Group has opened the first phase of a new airport terminal in Yangon that will be capable of handing up to 20 million passengers a year when complete, with US fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken the first international restaurant confirmed to open in the new space. Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (YACL), an Asia […]

Myanmar tin ‘flood’ leads to world market price plunge

The price of tin has fallen for eight straight sessions on the London Metal Exchange and Myanmar is to blame, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on April 19. Prices for the metal, which is used mainly in the consumer-electronics industry, hit a five and a half year low on the London […]