Thai-Myanmar council pushes for more ties and investments

Thai businesses are ramping up ties with their Myanmar counterparts in five main areas — agriculture, border trade, energy, industrial development and tourism — to tap into vast investment opportunities in the neighbouring country. Panitarn Pavarolavidya, chairman of Thai-Myanmar Business Council, said the council’s first meeting held in Yangon on Feb 3 focused on the […]

Thai entrepreneurs urged to move fast in Myanmar

Thai entrepreneurs should tap Myanmar’s high growth potential, say business leaders. However, competition has grown intense as Myanmar welcomes other foreign investors, forcing some Thai businesses to seek local partners in order to make it easier to do business there. “Although Myanmar is open to foreign investors, laws and regulations are still not stable and […]