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DICA’s anti-corruption rules not clear on donations or political contributions

In their latest drive to tackle corruption, the government released a code of ethics prohibiting businesses from bribing officials, but it remains unclear what a company and charities and individuals associated can and cannot do. A non-profit organisation urged Nay Pyi Taw to consult experts and require companies to set up a code of conduct […]

Kyaiktiyo Cable Car Set for Sept Launch

Over 80 per cent of the Kyaiktiyo cable car project is finished, according to Han Jung Seuk, project manager of Sky Asia, the company behind the project. Han Jung Seuk said: “Although we expected it to be finished in April, the project could not be finished in time due to bad weather and shortage of […]

A Land Eager to Look Rich: Luxury Brands Edge Into Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — “Every man has a crazy hobby,” said U Thiri Thein Than, an automotive engineer from Yangon who also has a home in Tokyo. “For me, it’s cars and watches.” For years Mr. Thiri Thein Than, 40, has done his higher-end shopping overseas. But in March, he visited a boutique that the Swiss […]