Shipping Giant to Stop Using Myanmar’s Military-Owned Port

YANGON — The world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, will cut ties with the military-owned ports in Myanmar this month over allegations of war crimes against the Rohingya in Rakhine State. The Danish shipping company said it is committed to serving businesses in Myanmar as it has done since the lifting of international sanctions in 2013. […]

Danish Minister for taxation visits Myanmar

The Danish Ministerial delegation, led by Minister of Taxation Karsten Lauritzen paid a visit to Myanmar on 17-20 January 2019 The purpose of the visit is to exchange the viewpoint about tax policies and conditions for foreign companies in Myanmar. At the first day of the visit, Karsten Lauritzen paid a visit to Carlsberg, the […]

Emerging markets telecom news and analysis – Developing Telecoms

Myanmar-based broadband provider Burst Networks has ordered a multi-million dollar data centre from Flexenclosure. The Danish infrastructure specialist is delivering its eCentre solution, a customised prefabricated modular data centre. The centre will be constructed in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on the outskirts of Yangon and will be the first ever Tier 4 data […]

Kirin adding Ichiban beer to store shelves in Myanmar

TOKYO — Kirin Holdings will sell its signature beer Ichiban to Myanmar consumers starting this month. The Japanese company has offered Ichiban as draft beer in upscale restaurants in the country, but will now target households directly by selling retail versions. Kirin will produce canned and bottled Ichiban with Myanmar Brewery, the country’s market leader, which it […]

The Nordic House in Yangon – A promising perspective

A Thursday evening in Yangon, Myanmar. 700-800 guests are gathered to learn or explain about Scandinavia, the natural focal point when the Nordic House, hosting the Danish and Norwegian embassies and the Finnish and Swedish consuls, opened the doors for visitors to mark their move to new premises on the 3th of March 2016. A suitable […]

Denmark Writes Off $51m Myanmar Debt

Denmark cancelled Myanmar’s debt worth $51 million last week in a string of debt cancellation from Western governments and financial institutions over the last two years, a sign of normalising relations between the West and the once-banished Southeast Asian country. During a visit to Myanmar’s capital Nay Pyi Taw, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus […]