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Selling Rakhine to the World

In the wake of the 2017 Rohingya crisis and ongoing fighting between the military and Arakan Army, the Myanmar government is desperate to attract investors to Rakhine State in hopes that they will help reverse the fortunes of one of the country’s poorest regions. To that end, it invited more than 600 of them to […]

Local entrepreneur beats out ASEAN competition

Blue Ocean Operating Management is the only Myanmar firm to win one of six ASEAN-wide business awards handed out on November 11 in Nay Pyi Taw. The firm won the Young Entrepreneurs ASEAN Business Award, which aims to recognise excellent companies that are founded and actively managed by a businessperson under 45. Blue Ocean was […]