Mekong countries welcome water sharing, construction assistance under LMC mechanism

Although the US has tried to provoke ASEAN countries against China, most officials and citizens in these countries are seemingly not willing to join the works. Daw Than Than Htay, a member of Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies, told the Global Times that accusations against China are clearly coming from countries outside the […]

Myanmar Government moves to cool property market

Government officials say they are planning to introduce additional real estate transaction taxes to cool the overheated the sector. The statements follow announcements in state media last week that a tax on real estate transactions will not be lowered from its current 37 percent, despite industry pressure. Deputy Minister of Finance Maung Maung Thein said […]