YANGON—International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde’s first visit to Myanmar early next month will be aimed at encouraging the economic reforms undertaken by the Thein Sein administration, sources say.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 November 2013 20:22
YANGON—Japan’s long-awaited involvement in the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Tanintharyi Region has finally begun with the Mitsubishi Corporation’s agreement to build a large, coal-fired power plant in cooperation with two Thai firms, according to the Dawei SEZ management committee.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 November 2013 16:57
Rice exports are falling short of 2.5 million tonnes against the set target of 3 million tonnes for this fiscal year.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 22:30
YANGON—Clare Short, chairperson of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), will visit Myanmar during the second week of December to offer advice on transparency initiatives being implemented across Myanmar, according to the country’s EITI Coordination and Implementation Committee.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 November 2013 16:19
Co-operative Bank is currently testing its new mobile banking service pending approval, according to deputy general manager Oo Thein Myint.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 21:54
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