Myanmar’s Eden Group sets its sights on affordable housing

Tokyo Eden Group, a Myanmar conglomerate whose businesses range from construction to agriculture and finance, is set to further expand its core construction business as the company looks to provide more residences in the fast-growing country, including affordable units outside cities. “Our country needs to develop so much infrastructure and real estate,” group chairman Chit […]

Jade exports to China generating millionaires and concerns in Myanmar

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Surging exports of jade to China have produced a number of millionaires in Myanmar and provoked concerns about the neighboring country’s overwhelming influence on the economy. Mandalay, the nation’s jade trade center, swarms with Chinese traders looking for good offerings of the green gemstone. Robust demand for jade in China has been […]