No turning back for Myanmar’s economy

The headlines on Myanmar in local and foreign media are often worrying – and not without reason. Myanmar’s army is embroiled in a border war, its peace process with 16 armed ethnic groups and alliances hangs in the balance, students are protesting against the education system and the recently freed media is discovering the limits […]

Export boost from first strategy

Vice President U Nyan Tun rang in the official launch of the first national export strategy for the country yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw, which experts hope may prove to be a boost to trade abroad. The strategy, drafted primarily by the Ministry of Commerce with help from both the private and public sectors, will […]