Domestic businesses need to lobby govt to liberalise economy

Those who expect the government alone will deliver economic reforms are barking up the wrong tree. Domestic businesses need to play their part and push for reforms. The Myanmar government recently appointed a competent finance minister and decided to retain the central bank governor. These appointments and changes warrant a review of how the executive […]

Government announces new MIC appointments, U Thaung Tun as new chair

The Union government on Saturday officially announced changes in the ranks of the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). According to notification (61/2018), U Thaung Tun, union minster of Ministry of the Office of the Union Government, formerly a member of the MIC, will now be the commission’s chair. Meanwhile, Dr Than Myint, Union Minister of Commerce, […]