Thai Banking Giant Backs Scheme to Help Small Businesses in Mon and Thanintharyi

One of Thailand’s largest banks has teamed up with Myanmar for a scheme aimed at helping small businesses in Mon state and Thanintharyi in the southeast. The scheme, backed by Kasikornbank, will offer training programmes and financial assistance for entrepreneurs and mom-and-pop businesses in the region’s staple industries, which include rubber, fishing and fruit. After […]

Opportunities and challenges as Colliers opens office in Myanmar

Colliers International becomes the first international real estate services company to open an office in Myanmar. “We see huge potential in the country, with many of our clients seeking new opportunities in what is arguably the last major frontier market in the region,” CEO Piers Brunner said yesterday. “It is important for us to have […]