Although opportunities remain plenty in Myanmar, terrorism has become the biggest risk for investors, says Romain Caillaud of Asia Group Advisors.
It would be hard to imagine the implementation of Aung San Suu Kyi's remarks about allowing Rohingya back into Myanmar, says Evan Rees at Stratfor.
Myanmar's de facto leader has canceled a trip to the UN General Assembly amid intense criticism for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.
The issue of Muslim marginalization in Myanmar has sparked fears the country could become fertile ground for transnational terror groups.
Myanmar is finding itself increasingly isolated over its handling of the Rohingya crisis, but it may have found an ally in India.
We have to stop portraying Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in terms of her former legacy as a pro-democracy movement leader, says Hervé Lemahieu at the Lowy Institute.
Companies invested or considering Myanmar are so far not raising the Rohingya exodus as a reason to pull back, says Pratima Singh of Frontier Strategy Group.
Ashok Murarka of the Indo Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Industries says connectivity, as well as resources and tech, are areas in which India and Myanmar can cooperate.
The size of the Myanmar consumer market and its room for growth are reasons for the country's attractiveness, says Hanno Stegmann, CEO of Rocket Internet.
Ride-hailing service Grab has made a fresh challenge to rival Uber in Southeast Asia by committing $100 million to Myanmar.
*Yangon transit overhauled with import of 2,000 buses from China. YANGON, Aug 16- Aung San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible- hundreds of new yellow buses now plying the streets of Yangon in what her ruling party hopes will be a potent symbol of how it is transforming peoples' lives. But two deals to import 2,000 buses from...
Marcel Tjia, CEO of Interra Resources, says the frontier market has adopted a pragmatic, business-friendly approach towards foreign FDI.
*Yangon transit overhauled with import of 2,000 buses from China. *EU complained in letter its companies cannot compete in Myanmar. But two deals to import 2,000 buses from China estimated at more than $100 million have caused an unusual rift within her National League for Democracy, with regional lawmakers questioning its cost and accusing Yangon's chief...
*Plan would see Yunnan province connected to Myanmar grid. YANGON, Aug 4- Energy-hungry Myanmar is in initial talks to buy electricity from China, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters, in the latest sign of warming ties with Beijing under leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Since taking office in April last year, Suu Kyi has sought to repair relations that...
Grab said the $2.5 billion in fresh funds expected will strengthen its market position and grow its mobile payments business.
Singapore-based Quadria Capital is growing in Vietnam and expanding its holdings in Singapore.
High in the Himalayas, Chinese and Indian troops are involved in a deepening military stand-off, the SCMP reports.
Cambodia's start-up scene might be in its infancy, but it is slowly garnering attention on the world stage.
Southeast Asian nations face a historic opportunity to surpass their developed peers in technological innovation.
The least-developed countries are doing more in the fintech space than their developed counterparts, says Serge Pun, chairman of Serge Pun & Associates.