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Yangon Chief Minister Unveils 5-Point Vision for Economic Growth
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 20:00

YANGON — Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein vowed to focus on economic growth in 2018 and laid out a five-point vision for the city’s development at the Yangon Investment Forum on Wednesday.
U Phyo Min Thein said boosting the city’s economy would be one of the regional government’s prio...

http://www.yangoninvestmentforum.com/
President U Win Myint attends 32nd ASEAN Summit Plenary Session
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 18:00

President U Win Myint, in Singapore to attend the 32nd ASEAN Summit, visited Gardens by the Bay yesterday morning.
The President and his delegation arrived at Gardens by the Bay at 10am and were given a tour of the park by Chief Executive Officer Mr. Felix Loh. After the tour, the President...

Global New Light of Myanmar (28 April 2018)
"Collective strength" to overcome our country's challenges
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 15:15

In the coming year 1380, our Union Government has decided to keep in high regard the need for “collective strength” to overcome our country’s challenges - State Counsellor (2nd anniversary of National League for Democracy government speech: 2 April 2018)

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Executive Directors welcomed the rebound in Myanmar’s economy and its favourable long‑term growth prospects.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 14:15

On March 12, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Myanmar. Myanmar’s economy stabilized in 2016/17. The new government saw a challenging first year with lower-than-expected growth of 5.9 percent in 2016/17 mainly due to weak...

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
ASEAN-Australia Special Summit ends with commitments on cybersecurity, free trade
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 01:00

SYDNEY: “A resounding success” - that was how Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described the first ever ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. Speaking at the close of a two-day meet with nine ASEAN leaders on Sunday (Mar 18), Mr Turnbull said the summit comes at a “critical time in history” w...

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/asean-australia-special-summit-commitment-cybersecurity-trade-10054114
Irish building up a head of steam in Myanmar: Infrastructure is improving as digital and communications companies gain foothold
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 17:15

Dubbed “Asia’s last economic frontier”, Myanmar is one of the fastest-growing emerging markets in the world. And while highly-skilled Myanmar expatriates are returning in droves to start businesses and to experiment, Irish interests, from start-ups to established corporations, are getting stuck i...

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/economy/irish-building-up-a-head-of-steam-in-myanmar-1.3428527
"Nothing is better than Peace" : State Counsellor
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 16:00

The Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong will be held in late April or early May, according to the 7th Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting (JICM) on the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The decision was made at the meeting held at the National Reco...

MNA
Shae Thot: The Way Forward Integrated Community Development in Myanmar
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 15:30

Shae Thot is a USAID-supported six-year integrated community development project working in over 2,700 villages across Central Myanmar and Kayah State. Guided by Pact’s core approaches of civil society strengthening and enhanced self-governance, Pact, four international partners, and seven local...

Restoring mangroves with the help of drones
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 22:00

In partnership with Worldview International Foundation and Worldview Impact Foundation, BioCarbon Engineering has launched a project to restore and regenerate the degraded mangrove ecosystems in Myanmar in order to protect the lives of highly vulnerable communities. Mangrove forests are the vital...

Over $500m worth of investments flow into Mandalay Myotha industry park project
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 18:30

Global New Light of Myanmar: Local and foreign investments worth more than US$500 million were pumped into the Mandalay Myotha industry park project in Ngazun Township, Mandalay Region, as of the second week of January 2018.

The Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development (MMID) public company...