Myanmar’s Fans of Right-Hand Cars Feel Wronged by State Ban

YANGON, Myanmar—Driving a car here is like waiting for an accident to happen. More than nine out of 10 cars in Myanmar are right-hand drive, as they are in Britain and Japan, but the cars drive on the right-hand side of the road as they do in the U.S. That combination occurs as in few […]

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) introduces new models to the Myanmar market

Ford introduces new autos to Myanmar market American auto maker Ford has introduced three new models to the Myanmar market through its local distributor Capital Automotive. The new cars are the Fiesta, Focus and EcoSport brands, with the Focus brand having been a particularly strong performer for the company globally in recent years. According to […]

Foreign Investors In Myanmar Can Help Lift The Nation Out Of Its Economic and Political Strife

Myanmar is a strange, two-sided coin. On the one hand, the country’s recent inflow of foreign investment and the government’s economic reforms seem to promise great growth for the impoverished Southeast Asian nation; on the other hand, genocides, protests, religious clashes and sectarian violence continue to afflict the country. While it will without a doubt […]