US chain KFC opens its first outlet in Burma’s commercial capital Rangoon, becoming the first major Western fast-food chain in the country.
In business this week; Thai energy drinks look to expand in Burma, Myanmar Airlines welcome a new Boeing, and talk of debt and deficit in Burma’s economy.
Barack Obama on 15 May announced the continuation of sanctions against Burma in a statement to the congress of the United States.
In business this week: Burma’s widening trade deficit; new food and drug regulations; raising the quality of Burma’s rubber exports.
In business this week: Companies warned over new competition law; representation for migrant workers in Japan; Burma’s first ever national Export Strategy.
In business this week: plans in place to allow foreigner to buy stocks; Burma considers sales of debt; deprived Chin State targets tourists