Yangon Stock Exchange looks for Belt and Road boost

The Yangon Stock Exchange, launched in December 2015, expects to enjoy indirect benefits from China’s Belt and Road Initiative as more Sino-Myanmar joint ventures are set up and demand for capital increases. “China is a major economic and trade partner with Myanmar. Myanmar’s enterprises need to grow together with their Chinese counterparts,” said Thet Htun […]

Myanmar Has New Education Plan, But Not All Are Happy

Myanmar is launching a long-term plan to improve its education system after years of neglect under its former military leaders. The National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) aims to improve teaching and learning for all education levels, from kindergarten to universities. The plan runs through 2021. The plan seeks to extend basic education by two years […]

India Offers Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Help in Energy, Agriculture

NEW DELHI (AP) ” India offered on Wednesday to provide help with energy and agriculture in response to a request from visiting Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for cooperation in building infrastructure in her country. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Suu Kyi in New Delhi and also offered help in restoring pagodas […]