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Myanmar’s remote Wa State suffers as fewer Chinese come to party

In a remote casino in northeastern Myanmar, China’s pervasive campaign against graft has taken its toll. Hundreds of local traders and farmers place petty bets as low as 10 cents, outnumbering a few Chinese who were once the VIPs of a gambling hall decorated with chandeliers and Renaissance-style paintings. “The business has been really bad […]

National Export Strategy to Be Ready by 2014

The National Export Strategy (NES) will be drafted by this year in a bid to improve trade and attract foreign investments, according to U Aung Min, in-charge of coordination of the NES. Previously, the government planned to finish drafting the strategy by December last year, but the Ministry of Commerce later asked to include the […]