Tuborg turnaround for Carlsberg

Carlsberg has caved to complaints from the family of a famous Mandalay singer, who say the Danish brewer used the title of one of his hits as the name for Tuborg Beer in Myanmar.   “In light of the claims of the relatives of the late Sayar Myoma Nyein and the general debate about the […]

Parliament to leave 14 bills for next government term

Myanmar’s Lower House of Parliament ruled yesterday that 14 bills, including the Bill for the Protection of the Constitution, would not be discussed during the term of the current parliament. The Lower House decided to send the bills, which were submitted by the Joint Bill Committee, back to the Union Parliament due to a shortage […]

American fast food chain playing catchup in Yangon

The first Ya Kun store will be slated to open in the 1st week of June 2013 at the front of the new Parkson Department Store along the strategic Bogyoke Aung Sang Road. As the new Parkson Department Store is next to the historic Bogyoke Aung San Market – which is a must visit for […]