State Counsellor Stresses Belt and Road Needs to Align National Priorities

At the BRI summit in May, the State Counsellor stressed that BRI-led projects should complement national priorities and take into account the welfare of local communities, and highlighted the need to ensure responsible business practice. Local analysts and commentators in Myanmar have spelt out some of the benefits and risks of Myanmar’s participation in Beijing’s Belt […]

HKUST Business School seminar says Belt and Road offers opportunities in Myanmar

The second in the BizInsight@HKUST-OBOR Talk Series looked at opportunities in Myanmar brought about by China’s Belt and Road initiative. Hosted by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School, the seminar highlighted how local businesses and investors could benefit from belt and road-related projects in Myanmar. The seminar, organised with event […]

SDEV promotes business co-operation in Myanmar

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Secretary for Development, Mr Paul Chan, addressed a networking luncheon organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Yangon, Myanmar, today (October 5). Leading a Hong Kong delegation to promote the development of professional services and […]

China won’t interfere in Myanmar’s domestic affairs

China debates bridging Silk Road blueprint with India’s “Look East” policy in Myanmar China has assured Myanmar that it will not interfere in its domestic affairs, despite a cross-border surge in the Yunnan province of refugees, who are escaping fighting following a military offensive in northern Myanmar. Heavy fighting between the Myanmar army and Kokang […]