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  • DHL Global Forwarding's push into Myanmar     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 7:38 PM ET

    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.

  • Ford's first dealership in Myanmar     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    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.

  • Telenor returning to growth: CEO     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 5:05 AM ET

    Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, highlights that "growth has recovered" and discusses the share buyback program and expansion plans.

  • Why Telenor Is Going to Burma     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Telenor's Challenges on Connecting Myanmar     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 7:04 PM ET

    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.

  • Rise of Consumption in Southeast Asia     Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Frontier Markets are Still the Most Exciting     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:22 PM ET

    Douglas Clayton , CEO of Leopard Capital tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he remains very bullish on the Mekong and Southeast Asian markets.

  • Myanmar Struggles in Push for Free Press     Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 8:39 PM ET

    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.

  • Myanmar's Growth to Hit 6.8% in 2013: IMF     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Myanmar's Telco Landscape: Telenor     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Myanmar Is Like a Box of Chocolates: Pro     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    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: Hope & Optimism in Myanma     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Myanmar: Learning Lessons From Indonesia     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:15 AM ET

    Gita Wirjawan, Minister of Trade of Indonesia says he's looking forward to more interaction between Indonesia and Myanmar. He also says he hopes to participate in the 2014 presidential elections.

  • Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director and CEO for Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, talks about plans for growth in Myanmar, a country where 70% of the population is living in rural areas.

  • Anton Corro, Country Manager of Thailand and Myanmar at MasterCard tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he expects the Myanmar banking sector to expand in the next 3-5 years.

  • CNBC's Martin Soong sat down with Thein Sein, the President of Myanmar and asked him about the upcoming national elections and the progress of economic development.

  • Myanmar Growth Prospects Positive: ADB     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:07 PM ET

    Stephen Groff, Vice President of the Asian Development Bank, discusses how Myanmar will someday be able to reach a tripling of the economy.

  • PTT's Growth Plans In Myanmar     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:47 PM ET

    Pailin Chuchottaworn, CEO of PTT, talks about the Thai company's investments in Myanmar as one of the first few firms to have worked there even before sanctions were lifted.

  • Simon Cooper, president for Asia Pacific of Marriott International, discusses doing business in Asia, "reputational" risks and Marriott's plans in Myanmar.