Myanmar

Myanmar-China Pipeline: Myanmar Pays a Price

Although a 770-km pipeline complex between the Kyaukpyu port in Myanmar to Yunnan in western China has begun to deliver oil and gas across the country, issues of compensation, environmental degradation, safety ... Read More...

Chaos in Myanmar’s Jadeite Industry

Somewhere in Mandalay in central Myanmar, a crane hoists a two-tonne rock onto an unobtrusive truck. Yawning, the truck driver secures the boulder and covers the open back with canvas. It is 2 am and the dr... Read More...

The Mytsone Dam: Myanmar’s NLD Dilemma

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, is about to face a tough policy test: whether to restart or permanently halt the construction of the Myitsone Dam, a major irritant in Sin... Read More...
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Myanmar Economic Outlook: Mixed

Myanmar’s business development prospects in 2015 are forecast to be mixed as the country grapples with a variety of problems ranging from domestic political uncertainty to outside economic influences beyond its... Read More...
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Myanmar Bans Foreign Fishing From Its Waters

With foreign fishing boats taking an estimated 100 times as many catch as locals do, Myanmar has banned all foreign fishing vessels from its waters effective at the first of April, according to an official from... Read More...