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  • WORLD

    Myanmar businesses stumble on corporate responsibility

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 30/10/2017

    » Many foreign investors are shying away from Myanmar because of the government's apparent failure to prioritise economic development and the violence in Rakhine state. Local businesses also complain of government inertia. But ministers still insist that the country is on the verge of a major economic breakthrough.

  • BUSINESS

    'Suukyinomics' taking hold

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 04/02/2019

    » Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has relaunched the government's drive for economic development based on attracting foreign investment, streamlining bureaucratic procedures, improving infrastructure and utilising the enthusiasm and skills of the country's youth.

  • BUSINESS

    Myanmar's new investment push

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 14/01/2019

    » The government of Myanmar is hoping this year will be a watershed for the country's investment and development plans. The emphasis is firmly on liberalisation and attracting foreign investors, as well as involving the local business community in the expected economic resurgence.

  • BUSINESS

    Myanmar business mood darkens amid Rakhine outrage

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 24/09/2018

    » Myanmar is stepping up efforts to attract foreign investment and spur economic development. A diplomatic offensive to improve the country's tarnished international image is part of the campaign, but western companies are not being swayed.

  • BUSINESS

    Insurers eye Myanmar

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 12/03/2018

    » Myanmar is preparing to open up its insurance industry to foreign businesses, expecting to attract firms that see high potential in a country where few people have coverage and the middle class is growing.

  • BUSINESS

    Myanamar reforms gather pace

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 09/04/2018

    » Myanmar has reached a critical crossroads with the start of a new financial year as the National League for Democracy (NLD) government enters its third year in office. But concrete plans for accelerated economic and political reform are in the pipeline. They mark a return to the NLD's traditional, populist principles, stressing land rights and economic fairness but with an emphasis on economic liberalisation.

  • BUSINESS

    Myanmar government overhaul imminent

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 29/01/2018

    » A major shake-up in Myanmar's administration is in the pipeline as the government tries to tackle obstacles that stand in the way of economic progress, improved transparency and a more efficient bureaucracy.

  • WORLD

    Myanmar renews SEZ push

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 02/10/2017

    » Myanmar's special economic zones (SEZs) are a central part of a revitalised economic strategy in which increased manufacturing activity will play a key role. And breathing renewed life and energy into stagnant or stalled SEZs has moved to the top of the government's agenda.

  • BUSINESS

    Can the NLD deliver?

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 07/09/2015

    » With campaigning for Myanmar's forthcoming elections about to start officially in a few days, the main parties are putting their finishing touches on their policy platforms.

  • BUSINESS

    Shining a light

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 17/06/2019

    » "Responsible business" has become the new buzzword in Myanmar, heightened by international investors' concern about weak governance in the country's private sector, a problem that is even more worrying in state-owned enterprises.

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