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Expat Experiences in Yangon: The Wild, Wild East

Following an exodus of foreigners following independence,in recent years Yangon’s ever expanding expatriate community has ballooned from a figure barely in the hundreds, to the tens of thousands. Their stories and experiences of a once great city trying to re-establish itself provide a remarkable insight into a nation at a unique stage in its development. […]

Anthem Asia Buys Stake in Myanmar PR and Digital Marketing Agency

Anthem Asia, an independent investment and advisory group building businesses in Myanmar, has invested in a new Yangon-based PR and digital marketing agency, the company said. Anthem Asia has taken a significant equity stake and is providing working capital for Blink, a start-up headed by a group of entrepreneurs led by local TV presenter Stephen […]

Thai private sector should invest in rice business in Myanmar

Thailand’s Kasikorn Research Center (KRC) said the Thai private sector should invest in rice businesses in Myanmar after the country has sped up intensive rice production both in terms of quantity and quality. Myanmar has conducted research and development on rice breeds, agricultural technology and irrigation systems, prompting the country to have continued growth of […]