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Japan Inc. pours cash into Myanmar despite Rohingya crisis

YANGON — Japanese companies are investing aggressively in Myanmar with help from Tokyo, even as their European and American counterparts shy away while hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims flee the country to escape persecution. Japan’s businesses were approved to devote a record $1.47 billion to the Southeast Asian nation for the fiscal year ended […]

Thai’s BOI to open branches in Myanmar and Indonesia in push for investment abroad

THE BOARD of Investment plans to open branches in Myanmar and Indonesia next year as a priority measure to encourage Thai companies, and small and medium-sized enterprises in particular, to invest overseas. This will improve their opportunity to invest in new production plants in new export markets to boost income growth for the long term, […]

Online futures trading grows along with industry fears

Online futures trading is taking hold, though the potential for losses is large and trading should be properly regulated, experts warn. Myanmar people with internet access are able to sign up with a number of local companies that provide online trading platforms. Users can then make trades on futures markets in foreign countries, such as […]