Serge Pun, executive chairman of Yoma Strategic, says one must have a lot of patience and determination to overcome the difficulties of operating a business in emerging markets.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
President Obama's visit to Myanmar for an economic summit this week demonstrates how far the country has come—and how much farther it has to go.
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.
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.
Andrew Rickards, CEO of Yoma Strategic Holdings, discusses the company's plans to expand into different cities in Myanmar.
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.
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.
Derek Mitchell, U.S. ambassador to Myanmar, discusses investment and how the newly emerged nation can mitigate the resource curse.
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.
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.
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.