The political situation in Myanmar definitely affects the its appeal to tourist, but it won’t break the tourism industry, says Serge Pun of Yoma Strategic Holdings.
Misleading information, much of it intentional, inflamed major political events in Southeast Asia in 2017
In Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines, intentional disinformation was turned into a weapon.
The world awakens to Myanmar-Rohingya crisis, but finding a solution is easier said than done.
YANGON, Dec 11- Myanmar will delay a long-awaited reform that would open the door further to foreign investment, two officials told Reuters, a move likely to disappoint cash-starved businesses amid growing doubts over the management of the economy by the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. The postponement of the corporate reform, which would have allowed...
A food delivery start-up working with refugees from Myanmar and Syria sold more than 40,000 meals in 18 months, made a profit and grew.
Tan Hooi Ling, co-founder of Grab, said it is difficult, but necessary, to say no to talented individuals who aren't a good fit culturally.
The Pope's visit aims to show solidarity with Myanmar's Catholics and bring attention to the Rohingya plight, says Lynn Kuok, Brookings Institution fellow.
Evan Rees at Stratfor weighs in on the Pope's attempt to navigate humanitarian and religious concerns during his visit to Myanmar.
While the pope's visit is seen as controversial, it's unlikely to achieve much, says Jonathan Bogais, adjunct associate professor at University of Sydney.
The world's second-largest economy has offered assistance to conflict-laden Myanmar with an eye on ensuring stability for its investments.
NAYPYITAW, Nov 22- Myanmar's central bank has backed off from a demand that the country's private banks clear most of their loan books by January, averting a cliff-edge scenario that some bankers warned could have destabilized the financial system. Myanmar's central bank deputy governor, Soe Thein, told Reuters that three years- instead of the original...
A group of State Department officials formally accused Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating the law.
A series of ongoing internal conflicts in Myanmar complicates efforts to reach political solutions in places like Rakhine state, says Steve Wilford, senior partner for Asia-Pacific at Control Risks.
Jonathan Bogais, associate professor at the University of Sydney, says conflict with the Rohingya in Myanmar goes back to World War II.
NAYPYITAW, Nov 7- Big hydropower dams are not a priority in Myanmar's strategy to tackle chronic power shortages, the country's new energy minister said in an interview that cast doubt over a controversial China- backed project in the country's north. Despite the diplomatic support China has given Myanmar, helping to prevent a U.N. Security Council resolution...
YANGON, Nov 6- Japan's ANA Holdings Inc has dropped a plan to form a joint venture in Myanmar, the airline said on Monday, after its application for an air operator's certificate was rejected by the authorities in the Southeast Asian country. ANA had agreed to take a 49 percent stake in the airline, which would have focused on international routes, in anticipation of...
Facebook has been quiet about the abuse of its services in other parts of the world, where the stakes can be much higher than an election, NYT reports.
Washington is considering re-imposing targeted sanctions on Myanmar in response to the ongoing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
More than 40 lawmakers urged the Trump administration on Wednesday to reimpose U.S. travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.