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.» Read More
YANGON, Myanmar— Mike Shwe Hlaing has a lot full of used SUVs and a potentially huge market to sell them to if Myanmar manages to spread some of the affluence blooming in its biggest city to a poor and still mostly road-less countryside.
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YANGON, Feb 17- A subsidiary of Singapore- based Navigat Group said on Monday it had begun supplying power under a purchasing agreement that will be the template for future deals by Myanmar, which has one of the lowest electrification rates in Asia.
Jon Frederik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor says the firm is in the final stages of telecom license negotiations with Myanmar's government.
Johannes Benigni, Founder & Managing Director at JBC Asia sees increasing revenue for Myanmar as it opens up new gas and oil fields.
China to unveil 10- year reform plan, expectations toned down. BEIJING- China's leaders will unveil a reform agenda for the next, seeking to balance the need to overhaul the world's second-largest economy as it loses steam with preserving stability and to reinforce the Communist Party's power. Asian shares head for 4th day of falls, China reform agenda in focus.
SINGAPORE/ YANGON, Nov 12- At Yangon International airport, large blue and white signs in the arrival and departure halls promote Singapore's stock exchange as the go-to destination for Myanmar businesses seeking capital.
As the firm launches its first first fully-owned country office in Myanmar, Kelvin Leung, CEO, Asia Pacific explains why industrial sectors like construction take top priority.
Matt Bradley, President, ASEAN, Ford talks about the company's first dealership in Yangon, Myanmar and the prospects for building more manufacturing plants in Southeast Asia.
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, highlights that "growth has recovered" and discusses the share buyback program and expansion plans.
Jon Fredrik Balsaas, president and CEO of Telenor, talks about the launch of operations in Burma (Myanmar), where there is a "lot of pent up demand".
Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo have bagged the fiercely fought telecom licence auction in Myanmar but their task is just beginning says Sachin Gupta, Regional Head of Telecommunication Research, Nomura.
In a first on CNBC interview, Sigve Brekke, Head of Asia Operations at Telenor describes the firm's challenges ahead after becoming one of two foreign telco operators in Myanmar.
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, Equities Analyst at Standard Chartered says there is an increase in disposable income in Southeast Asia which will have a positive effect on the consumption story in the region. He believes Myanmar's beer market has potential for strong growth.
Douglas Clayton , CEO of Leopard Capital tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he remains very bullish on the Mekong and Southeast Asian markets.
Meet Thaung Su Nyein, a new breed of Burmese, young, liberal, Western educated with a rare opportunity to pull his backward country into the modern age.
IMF Deputy Managing Director, Naoyuki Shinohara tells CNBC's Martin Soong that he's pleased with the progress of Myanmar's path towards vivid economic growth.
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor talks about the company's bid for a telecom license in Myanmar and Telenor's long term strategy in the country.
David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore says Myanmar can be compared to a box of chocolates. There's plenty of opportunities but you never know what you're going to get.
Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom says there is a lot of hope and optimism surrounding Myanmar but warns of challenges the country needs to surmount.