Emirates to launch Yangon and Hanoi services

Emirates is to launch a daily service from Dubai to Yangon in Myanmar and Hanoi in Vietnam. The new flights will launch on August 3, using a three-class B777-300ER aircraft. The route will operate as a linked service, departing Dubai at 0250 and landing into Yangon at 1105, before taking off for Hanoi at 1235 […]

American duo on a moving mission

A husband and wife moving team launched their company in Myanmar this year with the aim of offering a stress-free transfer from old homes to new. Jackie and Brian Ackerman spent seven years working as electrical engineers in Washington DC before deciding it was time for a radical sea change. “It seemed like everything in […]

S’pore realty developer acquires 50 percent stake in Vietnamese counterpart: report

Singaporean real estate and investment firm Rowsley Co. Ltd. has reached a deal to own a 50 percent stake in a Vietnamese company developing a complex worth over half a billion U.S. dollars in Myanmar, according to The Straits Times. Rowsley, partly owned by billionaire Peter Lim, who is one of the richest people in […]

Japanese Retailer to Open Office in Burma

Aeon, Asia’s largest retail company, is planning to open a representative office in Rangoon in a move to become the first major Japanese retailer to operate in Burma, reports China’s state-run Xinhua news agency. The company will open its new office in March as a first step toward launching a shopping mall in Rangoon by […]