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  • 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.

  • Myanmar: 'Land of Milk and Honey'     Sunday, 2 Jun 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

    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.

  • Myanmar Needs Investment Framework: Expert     Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    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.

  • This Is Myanmar's Most Attractive Sector     Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Strengthening U.S.-Myanmar Relations     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 9:23 PM ET

    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.

  • How to Gain Exposure to Myanmar     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 10:50 PM ET

    Alisher Ali, CEO of Silk Road Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the Myanmar growth story and which stocks he likes.

  • Myanmar: Open for Business?     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Nomita Nair, partner at international law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner, talks to CNBC about Myanmar following sanctions on the country being lifted by the European Union.

  • Investing in Myanmar     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Jeremy Kloiser-Jones, CEO of Bagan Capital, discusses the evolving investment environment in Myanmar.

  • Suu Kyi Calls On Japan's Support     Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Jeff Kingston, Director of Asian Studies at Temple University, says Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's star power in Japan are instrumental in her call for infrastructure and investment support.

  • Telcos Dial Into Myanmar     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Andrew Rickards, CEO at Yoma Strategic Holdings, explains his firm's investment into Myanmar's telco industry while mobile penetration is still at 10%.

  • Investing in Myanmar     Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Dr. Richard Vuylsteke, President at American Chamber of Commerce discusses Myanmar's prospects and challenges. He says that capacity building is one of the biggest issues facing the country.

  • US Firms Navigate Around Myanmar Sanctions     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 7:47 PM ET

    Tami Overby, Asia Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, outlines the challenges for American firms that plan to set up businesses in Myanmar.

  • How MasterCard Is Cracking Myanmar     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Mathew Driver, Division President for Southeast Asia at Mastercard, says the first step to gaining penetration in Myanmar's debit and credit card market is to ensure better access to bank accounts.

  • US Gives Green Light to Myanmar Tycoons Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 12:56 AM ET
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is handed an envelope from Myanmar's President Thein Sein as they meet in New York Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Clinton said Wednesday the U.S. will ease its import ban on Myanmar that had been a key plank of remaining American economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Two banks owned by tycoons associated with Myanmar's former military regime will start to do business with U.S. companies and investors in the latest reward for the country's rapid political transformation.

  • Marriott: Asia More Exciting Than America     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Simon Cooper, President & Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Marriott International, talks about the company's Southeast Asian expansion plans, including projects in Thailand and India.

  • Flashing Plastic in Myanmar     Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Ann Cairns, President of International Markets, MasterCard explains how MasterCard is doing business in Myanmar. She adds that much remains to be done to move away from being a cash-based economy.

  • Rushing to Invest in Myanmar     Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Serge Pun, Executive Chairman, Yoma Strategic Holdings expects a rush of FDI into Myanmar as the country continues with its efforts to introduce economic reforms.

  • HTC Seeks Myanmar Edge with Local Font Phones Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 6:41 PM ET

    Peter Chou, CEO of Taiwan smartphone company HTC, will on Monday launch what he hopes will be a major boost to both a backward tech sector in Myanmar, his country of birth, and to his company's share of one of the few untapped mobile markets: a phone that locals can use out of the box.

  • StanChart to Pay $327 Million in Sanctions Case Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:29 PM ET

    StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.