Thailand plans significant infrastructure development to boost cross-border trade with Myanmar. Both countries stand to benefit – if the plans come to fruition.
Myanmar’s commercial and financial landscape has changed since 2011. The government must redouble its efforts to sustain growth.
A leading UN human rights commissioner suggested Aung San Suu Kyi could face charges of genocide. Is this a possible ending to the Rohingya genocide episode?
Myanmar issues a new Myanmar Companies Act to attract foreign investment. The local companies are expected to take their businesses to a level.
Myanmar faces challenges at its borders. The Rohingya people remain marginalised, but workers forced to return from Thailand receive assistance from Myanmar’s government.
Yoma Bank started re-operating under a full banking licence in 2013. It now stands amongst the top five banks in Myanmar.
China proposed the construction of a Y-shaped China-Myanmar Economic Corridor. The plan will deepen the bilateral cooperation between China and Myanmar.
Despite missing investment targets, Myanmar’s economy is still growing.
Myanmar needs to tackle the problem at its roots before it can address the ensuing Rohingya crisis.
There is evidence of ISIS cells expanding across Bangladesh. It is only a matter of time before it spills over into Rakhine State.