State Counsellor opens Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 with keynote speech summarizing Myanmar’s economic, investment progress

Opening Salutations It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 2019 Invest Myanmar Summit and to see so many investors and business people, representing a wide range of industries, sectors, interest groups, and organisations, here with us today. I am confident that this Summit — the first of its kind in Myanmar — […]

Suu Kyi challenges investors to help Myanmar catch up with Singapore

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday spoke of her hope for the country to catch up to Singapore’s stage of development within 20 years as she urged foreign investors to help her achieve that mission. Speaking at a business forum on the sidelines of the Asean summit here, Suu Kyi referred […]

New investment-related ministry to be announced

The National League for Democracy-led government is going to add one more ministry soon which is likely to deal with investment matters. The name of the new ministry and its responsibilities will be explained by a union minister during the parliament session today, according to the agenda of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw. The Myanmar Times tried […]

What the US Can Learn from China and India’s Engagement With Myanmar

Washington and Brussels recently levied new economic sanctions against certain Myanmar military officers in connection with the atrocities of the Rohingya crisis unfolding in the country’s western Rakhine state, where thousands of the Muslim minority group have died and hundreds of thousands more have fled across the border to Bangladesh. The United Nations High Commissioner […]