• But people worry about her political manoeuvring and strategy, "said Aung Zaw, a former political exile and 1980 s student activist who now edits Myanmar's leading independent news agency. Aung Zaw and others, including some current student activists, say Suu Kyi made a critical mistake when she stood for parliament three years ago in a by-election, becoming a...

  • SINGAPORE, March 23- Dozens of Asia's best and brightest government officials each year join what has become known as the "Mayors' Class"- studying good governance, economic management and how to make their countries work like Singapore. As a result, dozens of countries are sending civil servants to study the Singapore way. "For China in particular, Singapore is...

  • LONDON, Feb 11- SABMiller is exploring the possibility of snapping up a stake in Myanmar's biggest brewer, a deal that would make it the partner of a conglomerate with ties to the former ruling military, sources familiar with the matter say. The sources, who declined to be identified because the matter is private, said SABMiller was interested.

  • Tracking developments in Myanmar's financial services   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:33 PM ET
    Tracking developments in Myanmar's financial services

    Aung Kyaw Moe, Founder & Group CEO of 2C2P, introduces the "Citizen Card" - a reloadable prepaid card that the payment services firm launched in collaboration with Myanmar Citizen Bank.

  • Is this Asia's new manufacturing hub? Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 5:53 PM ET
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    The greater Mekong subregion (GMS) could become Asia's new low-cost production hub as the region becomes more integrated, experts say.

  • Why the US is the most giving to charities Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Volunteers serve free Thanksgiving meals at the Center of Hope Community Church in Oakland, Calif., in this Nov. 27, 2013 photo.

    The U.S. has scored the top spot in a new survey of charitable behaviors. How to make sure you're giving effectively this year.


  • Yoma Strategic sees opportunities in Myanmar   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 9:37 PM ET
    Yoma Strategic sees opportunities in Myanmar

    Andrew Rickards, CEO of Yoma Strategic Holdings, describes how the firm overcomes challenges in Myanmar and explains why upcoming elections will not derail the push for reforms.

  • What businesses are concerned about in Myanmar   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 5:34 PM ET
    What businesses are concerned about in Myanmar

    Alexander Feldman, President of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, says Myanmar is a dynamic country, but warns of red flags in the areas of infrastructure, internet connectivity and labor.

  • Is Myanmar backtracking on reform pledges?   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET
    Is Myanmar backtracking on reform pledges?

    In 2011, Myanmar's president Thein Sein vowed bold reforms to open up the country to global trade and democracy. Has the new regime lived up to its promises? CNBC's Sri Jegarajah investigates.

  • Asia's newest emerging market also has its risks Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    A Burmese woman walks by billboards in Yangon, Myanmar.

    President Obama's visit to Myanmar for an economic summit this week demonstrates how far the country has comeā€”and how much farther it has to go.

  • How viable is it to invest in Myanmar's energy sector?

    In this edition of "Power Play", CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks to a panel of guests on the challenges of investing in Myanmar's energy sector.

  • Telenor launches telecommunications services in Myanmar

    Petter Furberg, CEO of Telenor Myanmar, discusses the firm's entry into Myanmar and explains why it is not worried about potential challenges in the country.

  • Yoma: Looking to expand in Myanmar property   Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 11:43 PM ET
    Yoma: Looking to expand in Myanmar property

    Andrew Rickards, CEO of Yoma Strategic Holdings, discusses the company's plans to expand into different cities in Myanmar.

  • Why is Myanmar revising electricity rates?   Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:53 PM ET
    Why is Myanmar revising its electricity rates

    Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, says Myanmar could be planning to shore up its fiscal position by implementing a nearly 14 percent hike in electricity rates come April.

  • Yoma's foray into Myanmar   Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:47 PM ET
    Yoma's foray into Myanmar

    Serge Pun, Executive Chairman of Yoma Strategic Holdings, speaks to CNBC's Asia Squawk Box about the firm's expansion into the fields of education, agriculture and logistics in Myanmar.

  • Were firms too hasty in investing in Myanmar?   Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 7:55 PM ET
    Were firms too hasty in investing in Myanmar?

    Derek Mitchell, U.S. ambassador to Myanmar, discusses investment and how the newly emerged nation can mitigate the resource curse.

  • IMF raises Myanmar forecasts, praises reforms   Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:52 PM ET
    IMF raises Myanmar forecasts, praises reforms

    Matt Davies, Deputy Division Chief and Myanmar Mission Chief at the International Monetary Fund, is optimistic on Myanmar's reform success but warns of risks from management capacity.

  • Telenor CEO on Myanmar Challenges

    Jon Frederik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor says the firm is in the final stages of telecom license negotiations with Myanmar's government.

  • Myanmar's energy potential   Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 12:20 AM ET
    Myanmar's energy potential

    Johannes Benigni, Founder & Managing Director at JBC Asia sees increasing revenue for Myanmar as it opens up new gas and oil fields.