Prospect for women in changing Myanmar

Myanmar has undergone huge changes in recent years in an attempt to open the country’s doors to foreign investment and catch up with the increasingly modernised world. Looking at the largest city, Yangon, it is obvious that modernisation is creeping into the country, with multinationals including Mercedes, Chevrolet and Hilton entering the market, with many […]

Reforming Myanmar Moves Up Global Corruption Rankings

YANGON — The Myanmar government’s reforms since a quasi-civilian government took charge in 2011 appear to be improving its poor reputation for corruption, with global watchdog Transparency International on Tuesday boosting the country’s ranking in its annual survey. The Berlin-based organization put Myanmar 157 out of 177 countries surveyed for its Corruption Perceptions Index 2013.The […]

President Thein Sein invites investments to industrialize Myanmar

Foreign investments are invited as Myanmar requires capital and technologies to industrialize, President Thein Sein said on Friday’s morning. Thein Sein addressed in a meeting with business leaders around the world in the World Economic Forum on East Asia, at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw. “The country can become prosperous not with […]