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Suu Kyi challenges investors to help Myanmar catch up with Singapore

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday spoke of her hope for the country to catch up to Singapore’s stage of development within 20 years as she urged foreign investors to help her achieve that mission. Speaking at a business forum on the sidelines of the Asean summit here, Suu Kyi referred […]

Government expects growth of 6.8pc in 2017-18

Despite the slowdown in economic growth, the growth rate for Myanmar is expected to reach 6.8 percent for the fiscal year 2017-18, U Htin Kyaw, the country’s president, said during the national planning commission’s meeting on Tuesday, according to the president’s office. This is because the weather in the time of harvest was favourable as […]