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Survey starts for major railway project

3 weeks ago
Survey starts for major railway project  Myanmar Times

China Railway Eryuan Engineering Corporation (CREEC) has started a partial survey for the Muse-Mandalay-Kyaukphyu railway line, part of the China ...

Myitsone is litmus test for country's leadership

2 weeks ago
Myitsone is litmus test for country's leadership  Myanmar Times

The government's decision on Myitsone dam is a litmus test for whether Nay Pyi Taw can show strong leadership with the nation's best interest at heart.

Myanmar’s state-owned enterprises show how much reform is still needed

7 months ago
Myanmar’s state-owned enterprises show how much reform is still needed  The Economist

NOTHING has been made in the engine factory in Thagaya, in the south of Myanmar, since April last year. Yet around 350 employees still turn up each day.

The Burma road

3 years ago
The Burma road  The Economist

SPEND a day in Yangon, shuttling among new high-rises and bars before retreating to your boutique hotel, and you can almost believe that after decades of ...

Getting Myanmar moving

4 months ago
Getting Myanmar moving  Bangkok Post

Myanmar's economic outlook is extremely bleak, say many regional experts, and local business sentiment continues to slide downward. And with foreign ...

Electrifying Myanmar

2 months ago
Electrifying Myanmar  The ASEAN Post

Since sanctions by the United States (US) and European Union (EU) were lifted, Myanmar has enjoyed relatively strong economic growth. According to the ...

An unfinished peace

3 years ago
An unfinished peace  The Economist

ON FEBRUARY 12th 1947 General Aung San, the father of independent Burma, signed the Panglong agreement with representatives of the Shan, Chin and ...

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