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.» Read More
Indra Nooyi, Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo lays out her plan to counter an aggressive push by rival Coca-Cola in Myanmar, live at the World Economic Forum in Naypyidaw
With 35-36 percent of Philips global revenue done in growth markets, Harjit Gill, CEO for ASEAN & Pacific, talks long term strategy in Myanmar
Tony Fernandes, CEO of Air Asia and co-chair of the WEF on East Asia speaks exclusively to CNBC's Cash Flow about AirAsia's high hopes for ancillary airline services.
Peter Maher, Visa's Country Manager for Southeast Asia & Australia, discusses their progress in expanding the credit card's acceptance and issuance in Myanmar.
John Rice, President & CEO, Global Growth & Operations at General Electric, explains how the company is reaping the rewards of being one of the first movers in Myanmar since sanctions there were eased.
A key priority for frontier markets is investing in infrastructure. Martin Soong is live at the World Economic Forum in Myanmar and spoke to the nation's Minister of National Planning and Economic Development.
Harish Manwani, COO of Unilever and chairman of Hindustan Unilever, discusses business opportunities in Myanmar, how best to approach a new market and growing responsibly.
CNBC's Martin Soong asked Serge Pun, Executive Director of Yoma Strategic Holdings how he managed to build a successful business empire despite the many challenges Myanmar faces.
Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO at The Coca-Cola Company, explains Coca-Cola's strategy of opening new plants in Myanmar and why being "local" will help them sell their premium brand.
Myanmar's lack of infrastructure is proving to be the biggest challenge to foreign investment. Poor-quality roads make it difficult to transport goods from place to place. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.
After a series of bold reforms, is Myanmar ready for prime time? Despite being one of the most compelling frontier markets, plenty of challenges still remain. Martin Soong reports from Yangon.
PARIS, May 30- The colourful boss of Total is unlikely to be felled by demands he stand trial over alleged bribes to Iran as Christophe de Margerie enters a crucial phase of his high-stakes turnaround plan for the oil firm, with no clear successors.
*Big operators like PetroChina suffering heavy losses from imports. BEIJING, May 30- Those looking for the start of China's long-awaited gas price reforms may have missed it- rather than follow a nationwide approach, the government has allowed a few cities to take the lead in raising prices closer to market rates.
Anthony Nelson, Director for Myanmar Affairs at the US-ASEAN Business Council supports Thein Sein's recent trip but says the nation must continue to develop a framework for business and investment.
WASHINGTON- Two senior White House aides knew weeks ago that a probe of the Internal Revenue Service had found that the U.S. tax agency had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, but did not tell President Barack Obama, a White House spokesman said on Monday.
Ken Cheung, Partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, Singapore says that extractive industries like mining as well oil and gas are the most attractive investment opportunities in Myanmar.
Richard Vuylsteke, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, discusses the challenges still facing Myanmar and U.S. engagement in the country.
*Myanmar president in first visit to Washington. WASHINGTON, May 20- President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to take steps to halt violence against Muslims in his country and move ahead with economic and political reforms.
*Myanmar president in first visit to Washington. *Washington wants to foster ally on China's border. WASHINGTON, May 20- President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights on Monday when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years.
NEW DELHI- India and China will study new ways to ease tensions along their ill-defined border, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday in his first foreign trip since taking office, which comes just weeks after a military stand-off between the Asian giants in the Himalayas.