‘Tremendous opportunity for growth’ identified in the BIMSTEC region

Participants at a Yangon roundtable discussion today point to largely untapped opportunities for trade, communication and cultural exchange in a region of 2.5 billion souls. Parami Roundtable and Mizzima Media Group organised a roundtable on Myanmar and BIMSTEC to commemorate the celebration of 20 years of BIMSTEC. BIMSTEC, known as Bay of Bengal Initiative for […]

Myanmar Election Results Put Japan in Uncertain Spot

The victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party in Myanmar’s election leaves Japan and its companies facing some uncertainty in the country, in part because businesses and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe haven’t built close ties with Ms. Suu Kyi. Government officials said the National League for Democracy’s victory was within the range of their expectations–although […]