Singapore Firms Wary About Rushing Into Myanmar

The expected wave of investment from Singapore firms venturing into Myanmar following the nation’s reforms has not occurred, mainly due to wary companies waiting for clearer policy direction. Many thought the rise to power of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) a year ago would trigger the piling of investors into […]

Singapore brand flying high in Yangon

Yangon may be a three-hour flight and nearly 2,000 km away from Singapore – but it’s difficult not to feel the Lion City’s growing presence in Myanmar’s largest city and its thriving commercial centre. When I landed at the city’s international airport on Monday and made my way to the immigration counters, I spotted a […]

Franchising Business in Myanmar: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

An energized economy The continuous flow of investments the country energized the economy and boosts the entrepreneurial spirit of the people. The dynamism has not been limited to urban centers but spread to rural areas where livelihood activities mushroomed as more people saw the opportunity to address the increasing demand for products and services. From […]