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  • Yangon, Myanmar.

    Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief Shwe Mann has been ousted from his post, party members said on Thursday.

  • Why Myanmar is ready to go cash-free

    Aung Kyaw Moe, founder and Group CEO of Singapore-based payment services provider 2C2P, introduces the launch of e-payment solution "easyBills" in Myanmar.

  • What it takes to run a business in EMs

    Serge Pun, executive chairman of Yoma Strategic, says one must have a lot of patience and determination to overcome the difficulties of operating a business in emerging markets.

  • Yangon, Myanmar.

    Myanmar's government has supported economic liberalization, but needs better planning, one of the country's top entrepreneurs told CNBC.

  • Ruili: The town where China-Myanmar ties flourish

    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.

  • Behind Beijing's meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi

    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."

  • Why Aung San Suu Kyi's China visit matters

    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 Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar speaks to the media during press conference announcement of a suspected mass grave site of ethnic Rohingyas between the Malaysia-Thailand borders.

    Malaysia uncovers 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants scattered around suspected human trafficking camps.

  • The long road to investing in Myanmar

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to Dale Jones, country manager at RMA Myanmar, about the investment opportunities and challenges in Myanmar.

  • Top Japanese bank moves into Myanmar

    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.

  • How Myanmar balances its ties with the West and China

    In this episode of "Inside China," CNBC heads to Yangon - Myanmar's biggest city - to see how the country's foreign relationships are changing.

  • Myanmar's economic relations with China

    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.

  • The hidden conflict between China and Myanmar

    A conflict between ethnic-minority rebels from the Kokang region and the Myanmar army is undermining relations between China and its longtime ally.

  • Why HSH remains positive on Myanmar

    Clement Kwok, CEO at Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels, says Myanmar remains one of the most exciting developing markets.

  • Political instability a threat for Myanmar?

    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.

  • Myanmar tops MasterCard's consumer confidence index

    Matthew Driver, President of Southeast Asia at MasterCard, discusses its latest survey which found that Myanmar is the most optimistic market in Southeast Asia.

  • Tracking developments in Myanmar's financial services

    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.

  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    The greater Mekong subregion (GMS) could become Asia's new low-cost production hub as the region becomes more integrated, experts say.

  • Volunteers serve free Thanksgiving meals at the Center of Hope Community Church in Oakland, Calif., in this Nov. 27, 2013 photo.

    The U.S. has scored the top spot in a new survey of charitable behaviors. How to make sure you're giving effectively this year.

  • Yoma Strategic sees opportunities in Myanmar

    Andrew Rickards, CEO of Yoma Strategic Holdings, describes how the firm overcomes challenges in Myanmar and explains why upcoming elections will not derail the push for reforms.