Australian investors keen to access Burma’s mining industry and replicate lessons learned from the island nation’s mining boom years raise questions about taxation, policy constraints and bureaucracy at a panel…
Japan will provide aid worth US$7.73 billion to Burma over five years to support its peace-building and development efforts, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.
Aung San Suu Kyi promises a clearer legal framework and opportunities in untapped economic sectors in a bid to attract investors after the lifting of US sanctions.
The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is fast becoming a prime destination for foreign investment, but local people say their concerns aren’t being taken seriously.
A business watchdog group warns Burmese companies that if they want to thrive in the post-sanctions economy, they’ll have to be more open and transparent.
Human rights activists denounce the Obama administration’s decision to lift sanctions on Burma as a “dark day” for the country’s efforts to end abuses by the military.