State Counsellor opens Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 with keynote speech summarizing Myanmar’s economic, investment progress

Opening Salutations It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 2019 Invest Myanmar Summit and to see so many investors and business people, representing a wide range of industries, sectors, interest groups, and organisations, here with us today. I am confident that this Summit — the first of its kind in Myanmar — […]

For Bengalis in Yangon, memories of a long-gone era

  RECENTLY IN YANGON: “Nearly a dozen Durga pujas are held in Rangoon, but ours is the best,” 84-year old Murari Mohan Lodh declared proudly. “We offer ‘bhog’ (the vegetarian Bengali meal offered to the gods) to thousands, including many Burmese, during the Puja days,” he added. It was a Sunday afternoon in September. Lodh […]