Emerging markets hobbled by capital outflows may struggle to muster any economic growth but Myanmar isn't likely to be one of them.» Read More
Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief Shwe Mann has been ousted from his post, party members said on Thursday.
*Myanmar currently unrated by top 3 agencies. HONG KONG, July 17- Citigroup Inc and Standard Chartered Plc are set to advise Myanmar on its first credit rating, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter, paving the way for the country to issue its maiden international bond. "Getting a credit rating is of the first importance for Myanmar, helping it to...
YANGON, July 13- International brewers are trickling into Myanmar, betting that higher incomes and economic reforms will whip up a thirst for foreign beer in a market that has long been dominated by state-owned firms. Myanmar's beer industry is dominated by state-backed Myanmar Brewery, and beer consumption rates are some of the lowest in Asia at just 3.2...
Myanmar's government has supported economic liberalization, but needs better planning, one of the country's top entrepreneurs told CNBC.
The vibrant jade market in the Chinese border town of Ruili is the perfect place to track the economic ties between China and Myanmar. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more in this "Asia Tomorrow" series.
Curtis Chin, former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank from 2007-2010, says the meeting between Chinese leaders and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi indicates the "triumph of pragmatism."
Jonathan Bogais, adjunct associate professor at University of Sydney, discusses the significance of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's meeting with Chinese leaders.
Malaysia uncovers 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants scattered around suspected human trafficking camps.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to Dale Jones, country manager at RMA Myanmar, about the investment opportunities and challenges in Myanmar.
THILAWA, Myanmar, May 8- From the banks of the Yangon River rises Myanmar's great economic hope, a $1.5 billion manufacturing complex designed to lure investment and help the impoverished country compete in the global marketplace. "The Myanmar government is serious," said Takashi Yanai, president of Myanmar-Japan Thilawa Development, which has a 49 percent...
YANGON, May 6- Myanmar, long one of the world's least connected nations in terms of telecommunications, is now racing to catch up, providing a boost to the foreign mobile companies allowed into the country last year. "The Myanmar economy has had more money in circulation than we had originally expected," said Telenor Chief Executive Jon Fredrik Baksaas on Wednesday,...
Go Watanabe, Managing Executive Officer, CEO-Asia & Oceania at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, explains the bank's decision to open a branch in Yangon.
In this episode of "Inside China," CNBC heads to Yangon - Myanmar's biggest city - to see how the country's foreign relationships are changing.
In the Chinese border town of Ruili, Beijing is trying to use its economic clout to foster stronger ties with its neighbor, Myanmar. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
A conflict between ethnic-minority rebels from the Kokang region and the Myanmar army is undermining relations between China and its longtime ally.
Clement Kwok, CEO at Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels, says Myanmar remains one of the most exciting developing markets.
Sean Turnell, senior lecturer at Macquarie University, says instability due to recent student-led demonstrations compounds Myanmar's outlook, which has been dogged by stalling reforms.
Matthew Driver, President of Southeast Asia at MasterCard, discusses its latest survey which found that Myanmar is the most optimistic market in Southeast Asia.
Aung Kyaw Moe, Founder & Group CEO of 2C2P, introduces the "Citizen Card" - a reloadable prepaid card that the payment services firm launched in collaboration with Myanmar Citizen Bank.
The greater Mekong subregion (GMS) could become Asia's new low-cost production hub as the region becomes more integrated, experts say.