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
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.
Alisher Ali, CEO of Silk Road Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the Myanmar growth story and which stocks he likes.
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.
Jeremy Kloiser-Jones, CEO of Bagan Capital, discusses the evolving investment environment in Myanmar.
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.
Andrew Rickards, CEO at Yoma Strategic Holdings, explains his firm's investment into Myanmar's telco industry while mobile penetration is still at 10%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Eric Rosenkranz, Founder and Chairman, E.Three expresses his full confidence that the U.S. will be able to avoid the fiscal cliff by Jan 15. He adds that markets will quickly return back to normal following the resolution.
Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings says it helps a great deal to have a local partner, SPA Myanmar, to navigate the country's regulatory environment.
Obama's visit to Cambodia, like his trip to Myanmar, brings the issues of human rights and democracy to the diplomatic fore. The Global Post reports.
Frank Lavin, CEO of Export Now, tells CNBC that President Obama's visit to Myanmar is a sign that the U.S. is looking to increase its political and economic connections to Southeast Asia.