Suu Kyi’s dilemma over Myanmar energy mix

YANGON — When Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy was swept into power in 2015, economic development was a key priority and the fledgling government’s social and environmental stance seemed tailor-made for foreign investors. But few foresaw the complexity of adhering to core environmental principles while also dragging a long-neglected economy into the […]

Myanmar Government’s Heavy industries losing money

The Ministry of Industry will go on manufacturing despite the fact that the Ministry’s heavy industries are losing money, the Permanent Secretary said at a press conference on 19 May. “When there are fewer profitable industries, trade loss increases,” said U Thwin Myint Maung, Director General and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry. “Factories are manufacturing […]