Myanmar’s Suu Kyi projects ‘pro-economy image’ before election Ruling NLD gradually eases restrictions on movement as COVID-19 battle continu

YANGON — Ahead of a general election on Nov. 8, the Myanmar government, ruled by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, has started to demonstrate its seriousness in buttressing the coronavirus-affected economy. The daily number of new cases sharply rose amid a second wave from September to mid-October, peaking at 2,158 […]

Huawei Extends Cloud Services to Myanmar as Firms Go Digital

<a href=”https://youtu.be/pCvYiQYDHcE” target=”_blank”><img src=”https://consult-myanmar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/doingbusinessinmyanmar-thumbnail2.jpg” width=”600″ height=”250″ /> </a> YANGON — While the US is pressuring European countries to shun Chinese tech giant Huawei over security concerns, more firms in Myanmar are partnering with the controversial company to use its cloud services during their digital transformations. Huawei provides cloud computing, offering computing power and online storage […]

Singapore’s Fincy Pulls Out of Controversial Chinese-Backed Gambling Hub in Myanmar

YANGON—Singapore-based financial services firm Fincy has announced it will withdraw from a controversial development project run by shady Chinese investors accused of involvement in illegal cryptocurrency and online casino operations near the Thai border in Myanmar’s Karen State. On Wednesday, Fincy said in a statement that it is pulling out of the Yatai New City […]

Daw Suu under pressure to drop car import licences for govt officials

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi greets her supporters after the meeting with government officials and people in Bago in March 2019. Daw Suu under pressure to drop car import licences for govt officials Exclusive: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government is under renewed pressure to drop plans to award tax-exempt car import licences to senior […]