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  • *Suu Kyi calls for "enough space" to address Rohingya issue. *Suu Kyi cautions against using "emotive terms". The United States has long supported Suu Kyi's role in championing democratic change in Myanmar, but was surprised this month when she suggested to the new U.S. ambassador Scot Marciel to refrain from using the term' Rohingya' for the persecuted Muslim...

  • *Suu Kyi calls for "enough space" to address Rohingya issue. *Suu Kyi cautions against using "emotive terms". The United States has long supported Suu Kyi's role in championing democratic change in Myanmar, but was surprised this month when she suggested to the new U.S. ambassador Scot Marciel to refrain from using the term' Rohingya' for the persecuted Muslim...

  • *Suu Kyi calls for "enough space" to address Rohingya issue. *Suu Kyi cautions against using "emotive terms". The United States has long supported Suu Kyi's role in championing democratic change in Myanmar, but was surprised this month when she suggested to the new U.S. ambassador Scot Marciel to refrain from using the term Rohingya for the persecuted Muslim...

  • *Port business may get boost as more goods pour into Myanmar. On Tuesday, Washington eased some restrictions on Myanmar but also strengthened measures against Law by adding six firms connected to him and his conglomerate, Asia World, to the Treasury blacklist. Yet the blacklisting, which attracted considerable attention in Myanmar, looks like a formality given...

  • Serge Pun, the 63- year-old project developer and one of Myanmar's richest men, says his Landmark development- which includes office, residential and hotel space- has been strangled by red tape and costly delays all because of his adherence to clean business. Companies and international agencies have long identified corruption and a lack of transparency as...

  • Serge Pun, the 63- year-old project developer and one of Myanmar's richest men, says his Landmark development- which includes office, residential and hotel space- has been strangled by red tape and costly delays all because of his adherence to clean business. Companies and international agencies have long identified corruption and a lack of transparency as...

  • Myanmar Politics

    The National League for Democracy (NLD) faces constraints as the military still has a strong hand in the government, explains Stratfor's Evan Rees.

  • Myanmar

    Macquarie University's Sean Turnell says Myanmar's new president Htin Kyaw could slowly introduce democratic changes to the constitution.

  • The electronic display board of the newly opened Yangon Stock Exchange, housed in a historic building in Yangon, shows initial trading on March 25, 2016.

    Investors stood in line to buy shares of the country's first listed stock: financial services-to-healthcare conglomerate First Myanmar Investment.

  • Myanmar's prospects and challenges

    Bhavya Sehgal from Frontier Strategy Group says investors should monitor progress in Myanmar's broader macro financial system and its regulations.

  • CNBC Exclusive: Yangon stock exchange starts trading

    Myanmar's retail investors are likely to be excited about having a different investing option, explains First Myanmar Investment's Serge Pun.

  • political climate of Myanmar

    Investors are still assessing political stability in Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi's effectiveness as a leader, says Romain Caillaud from FTI Consulting.

  • Yangon, Myanmar.

    Myanmar's stock exchange began trading on Friday with a single listed company some three months after it opened in the country's commercial capital.

  • YANGON, March 25- Myanmar's stock exchange began trading on Friday with a single listed company some three months after it opened in the country's commercial capital Yangon. His firm First Myanmar Investment, one of Myanmar's largest companies, made the inaugural listing. The exchange was a "farewell gesture" from President Thein Sein, said Deputy Finance...

  • The Bank of Thailand faces a tough policy decision, while SKorea will release Q4 GDP and Japan offers up inflation data in a short week.

  • Htin Kyaw, newly elected president of Myanmar and member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, leaves after a parliament session in Naypyidaw on March 15, 2016.

    Myanmar's parliament elected a close friend and confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as president on Tuesday.

  • Singapore financial district at dusk.

    One country held on to its decade-long spot topping the World Bank's ranking of the easiest places to do business.

  • *Trading to start on March 25- deputy finance minister. YANGON, March 13- Myanmar's new stock exchange plans its first listing on March 25, the deputy finance minister told Reuters, more than three months after it launched. The first company to list on the Yangon Stock Exchange on March 25 would be First Myanmar Investment, Deputy Finance Minister Maung Maung Thein...

  • YANGON, March 13- Myanmar's new stock exchange plans its first listing on March 25, the deputy finance minister told Reuters on Sunday, more than three months after it launched. Deputy Finance Minister Maung Maung Thein said three companies would list and start trading on the Yangon Stock Exchange on March 25. A Yangon- based banker said that none of the companies...

  • Htin Kyaw (L) and Aung San Suu Kyi (R) in 2010

    Myanmar is expected to choose its first democratically elected president since 1962, but the landmark moment has been greeted with caution amid concerns over reforms.