Solar panels light up thousands of homes in Kayin State

Over 11,000 rural households in Kayin (Karen) State are set to newly receive electricity thanks to a long-awaited solar panel program. Under the National Electrification Project (NEP), the World Bank and the Department of Rural Development are installing heavily subsidized solar panels, which were sold to villagers at a fraction of the real cost. The […]

Minding the IT gap

While mobile phones are quickly becoming an increasingly important aspect of Yangon’s social and business landscapes, the same cannot be said for large swathes of Myanmar’s rural regions. A survey conducted in a village in the Ayeyarwady delta earlier this month illustrates the extent of the urban-rural divide: The investigation found, for example, that none […]

Video: Myanmar Company Incorporation – What you need to know

Learn about the Foreign Investment Law and how it benefits capital intensive industry that incorporate in Myanmar under the new law. This is the 2nd in a 2-part video series on Investing in Myanmar. This video outlines the Myanmar Foreign Investment Law (FIL) and the role of the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). It highlight the […]