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  • Facebook is finally acting in Myanmar. But experts warn its approach ...
  • Myanmar villagers flee fresh Rakhine State fighting, enter Bangladesh
  • Affordable English-language bookseller arrives in Myanmar
  • Quake-prone Myanmar leads the way in seismic monitoring
  • Buddhist Myanmar refugees in dire state at remote Bandarban village

    Finance


  • Myanmar's narcotic cash crop
  • Yoma Bank offers $1.46m loan to Myanmar MFI Mahar Bawga Finance
  • Dhaka won't welcome fleeing Rakhine people on its soil
  • MoU signals green finance for Myanmar garment sector
  • Myanmar Institute of Business acquired by financial adviser

    Celebrities


  • Jolie urges Myanmar to end violence against Rohingya Muslims
  • Surfers ride the wave of ocean action in Myanmar blue forest
  • Why Meeting These Two Kids From Myanmar Meant So Much To ...
  • 'Family' to end after 11th season
  • Clothes make a man

    Culture


  • Making a sober Myanmar landmark a party venue
  • Myanmar's tribes showcase culture
  • Myanmar's Hero Was Killed Here. Now US Brands Are Setting Up ...
  • Lancang-Mekong cultural exchange youth camp launched in Myanmar
  • Concerns grow over safety of ancient tower in Mandalay

    Criminal


  • It's time to get rid of criminal defamation
  • Facebook is finally acting in Myanmar. But experts warn its approach ...
  • Peaceful critics prosecuted in Myanmar: Report
  • Myanmar Passes Industrial Design Law
  • Prosecute Myanmar army chief for Rohingya 'genocide': UN envoy

    Religion


  • Addressing Religion in Conflict: Insights and Case Studies from ...
  • How Do Theravada Buddhists View Extremism Within Theravada?
  • Israel stays tight with Myanmar
  • What's On in Yangon!
  • UN urged to suspend Myanmar return plan for Chin amid unrest

    Politics


  • Myanmar's Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi could release 2 jailed ...
  • Myanmar's Parliament Votes to Approve Committee to Reform ...
  • Myanmar president, Vietnam PM greet PM Hasina, her party
  • The hardening grip of Myanmar's soft media repression
  • Myanmar's parliament is poised amend constitution in most ...
  • Vice president urges greater political access for disabled people
  • 'I Had No Options': The Rohingya Man Who Smuggled Himself
  • Prime Minister's Special Envoy visits Myanmar (29 Jan 2019)
  • Bangladesh Seals Border After Buddhists Flee Fighting in Myanmar
  • Bangladesh Seeks India's Help in Convincing Myanmar to Take ...
  • Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a 'positive ...
  • Angelina Jolie: Myanmar must show commitment to end violence ...
  • Foreign business leaders join call for investments in Myanmar
  • Affordable English-language bookseller arrives in Myanmar
  • Sanctions Squeeze Myanmar's Economy
  • The sorry state of the world economy
  • Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct ...
  • Upgrade infrastructure to attract global manufacturing, GMS told
  • Myanmar's Investment Outlook for 2019
  • Private Equity Fund to Boost Myanmar Companies with up to $100M
  • Foreign business leaders join call for investments in Myanmar
  • Myanmar's Investment Outlook for 2019
  • Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct ...
  • Temasek and ADB back Myanmar investment fund
  • What's On in Yangon!
  • Private Equity Fund to Boost Myanmar Companies with up to $100M
  • Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in ...
  • Private Equity Fund to Boost Myanmar Companies with up to $100M
  • What's On in Yangon!
  • Myanmar's Investment Outlook for 2019
  • Lotte seals deal for Myanmar bakery firm L&M Mayson
  • DAWN Microfinance gears up for higher borrower demand
  • Myanmar's My Sports surpasses 1 million Facebook fans
  • The menorah is still lit in Yangon
  • Vinamilk set to enter Myanmar to accelerate foreign expansion
  • Indonesian ambassadors told to help government boost exports ...
  • Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct ...
  • Vietnam targets $40 billion in exports from textile and garment ...
  • Fisheries sector upgrades as exports set records
  • Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in ...
  • Sanctions Squeeze Myanmar's Economy
  • Myanmar's sea trade sees growth in current fiscal year
  • What Does Myanmar's New Defense Budget Mean?
  • SEA Games: breaking Myanmar's budget?
  • Myanmar: Stepping up humanitarian response to persistent needs
  • New secretive deal between UN, Myanmar smells foul
  • Border life-line
  • Conversation with Burmese Publisher, Library Advocate U Thant ...
  • Myanmar's infant mortality woes
  • Migrant school educates a new generation from Myanmar
  • What Does Myanmar's New Defense Budget Mean?
  • Oil and gas responsible for half of Myanmar's debt
  • Forty per cent of Myanmar's government debt held by China
  • Myanmar's Foreign Debt — The Big Picture
  • Government to repay debt of US$600 million in 2017-18
  • Japan to write off Myanmar debt, restart loans
  • China effect? Myanmar too facing a debt crisis
  • Lawmakers Fret Over Chinese Loans
  • Japan set to reap returns on investment in Myanmar
  • Higher bond yields needed to draw foreign investors

    Myanmar Leaders


    President


  • Myanmar's Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi could release 2 jailed ...
  • Myitsone is litmus test for country's leadership
  • Myanmar greenlights panel on constitutional change

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Myanmar's Parliament Votes to Approve Committee to Reform ...
  • Myanmar's parliament is poised amend constitution in most ...
  • MPs: Form all-party parliamentary panel to solve Rohingya crisis

    Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister's Special Envoy visits Myanmar (29 Jan 2019)
  • Dhaka won't welcome fleeing Rakhine people on its soil
  • Bangladesh Seeks India's Help in Convincing Myanmar to Take ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Cambodia, Myanmar direct flight on the table
  • Prime Minister's Special Envoy visits Myanmar (29 Jan 2019)
  • Modi vows to strengthen existing bilateral ties with Bangladesh

    Minister of Economy


  • Myanmar morning news for February 7
  • Government's Message to Investors: Myanmar Open for Business
  • UK to aid Rohingya refugees: where are they now?

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Golden rice to be released soon: Bangladesh's agriculture minister ...
  • Kachin chief minister asks three state ministers to resign
  • Koudija starts building animal feed plant in Ghana

    Minister of Culture


  • Angelina Jolie: Myanmar must show commitment to end violence ...
  • Lancang-Mekong cultural exchange youth camp launched in Myanmar
  • Minister urges Angelina Jolie to highlight Rohingya plight via ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Israel stays tight with Myanmar
  • Myanmar Has Returned More Than 1700 Child Soldiers Home to ...
  • Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a 'positive ...

    Minister of Education


  • Angelina Jolie concludes visit to Bangladesh, urges sustained ...
  • Angelina Jolie: Myanmar must show commitment to end violence ...
  • Fewer students enter medical school under new system

    Minister of Energy


  • Malaysian Energy Minister to marry IOI Properties CEO ...
  • New electricity rates set to be announced this year
  • In boost for Myitsone, China advising govt on new hydropower policy

    Minister of Finance


  • Dhaka won't welcome fleeing Rakhine people on its soil
  • Govt announces 'project bank' to get Myanmar building
  • Yangon govt seeks parliament approval for K8B road project

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Bangladesh Seals Border After Buddhists Flee Fighting in Myanmar
  • B'Desh seeks India's help for repatriation of Rohingya
  • Myanmar's foreign ministry battens down the hatches

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Japan helps Myanmar to enact cybersecurity law
  • Myanmar Activists Push to End Police Brutality
  • Philippines and Myanmar sign information accord

    Minister of Justice


  • Rohingya Refugees Call for Justice as Angelina Jolie Visits ...
  • Refugees raise concerns over relocation programme for family ...
  • In Myanmar, final arguments made in Muslim lawyer's murder case

    Minister of Health


  • Health Ministry receives K3 billion for research
  • Swine flu claims 226 lives across India; Rajasthan worst hit with 85 ...
  • Obesity-related cancer cases increase significantly among ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Rakhine launches new power infrastructure, aims for development
  • Myanmar Mulls Options to Keep Suspended Chinese Dam Project ...
  • Govt announces 'project bank' to get Myanmar building

    Minister of Sports


  • Myanmar must try to get 10 golds in SEA Games, says deputy minister
  • Marathon runners take to the streets of Yangon
  • Ex-Minister's Son Prosecuted on Drug, Weapons and Other Charges

    Director of State Security Service


  • Angelina Jolie: Myanmar must show commitment to end violence ...
  • Facebook bans four armed groups in Myanmar
  • What's On in Yangon!

    Chairman National Bank


  • CBM to allow foreign banks to make full operation in 2020
  • Sanctions Squeeze Myanmar's Economy
  • Upgrade infrastructure to attract global manufacturing, GMS told

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Foreign minister urges US to convince Myanmar on Rohingya issue
  • SA's long-serving UN representative was a diplomat who stood by ...
  • Myanmar's Military Warns Ethnic Armies Against Trying to Expand ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Jolie urges Myanmar to end violence against Rohingya Muslims
  • Indonesia's military restructuring plan a 'major setback' for ...
  • Trump nominates Treasury undersecretary Malpass to lead World ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Justice Asif Saeed Khosa sworn in as 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan ...
  • Latest News: Trump Says Won't Declare Emergency “Right Now”
  • Latest News: Fire Breaks Out in Delhi's Kirti Nagar

    Opposition


  • Myanmar's Parliament Votes to Approve Committee to Reform ...
  • Myanmar parly approves panel to discuss constitution despite ...
  • Travel Association Forms Myanmar Chapter But Will the ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Fitch downgrades GDP forecast, but sees growth in manufacturing ...
  • Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct ...
  • Govt collects more tax than expected
  • Myanmar's Investment Outlook for 2019
  • Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in ...
  • Ascent Capital launches Myanmar growth fund
  • What holds back Myanmar's development?
  • The sorry state of the world economy
  • Trade deficit narrows in Oct-Dec on higher exports
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    Investment

  • Foreign business leaders join call for investments in Myanmar
  • Myanmar's Investment Outlook for 2019
  • Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct ...
  • Temasek and ADB back Myanmar investment fund
  • What's On in Yangon!
  • Private Equity Fund to Boost Myanmar Companies with up to $100M
  • Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in ...
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    Demographics

  • Private Equity Fund to Boost Myanmar Companies with up to $100M
  • What's On in Yangon!
  • Myanmar's Investment Outlook for 2019
  • Lotte seals deal for Myanmar bakery firm L&M Mayson
  • DAWN Microfinance gears up for higher borrower demand
  • Myanmar's My Sports surpasses 1 million Facebook fans
  • The menorah is still lit in Yangon
  • Vinamilk set to enter Myanmar to accelerate foreign expansion
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    Export/Import

  • Indonesian ambassadors told to help government boost exports ...
  • Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct ...
  • Vietnam targets $40 billion in exports from textile and garment ...
  • Fisheries sector upgrades as exports set records
  • Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in ...
  • Sanctions Squeeze Myanmar's Economy
  • Myanmar's sea trade sees growth in current fiscal year
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    Public Spending

  • What Does Myanmar's New Defense Budget Mean?
  • SEA Games: breaking Myanmar's budget?
  • Myanmar: Stepping up humanitarian response to persistent needs
  • New secretive deal between UN, Myanmar smells foul
  • Border life-line
  • Conversation with Burmese Publisher, Library Advocate U Thant ...
  • Myanmar's infant mortality woes
  • Migrant school educates a new generation from Myanmar
  • What Does Myanmar's New Defense Budget Mean?
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    Public Debt

  • Oil and gas responsible for half of Myanmar's debt
  • Forty per cent of Myanmar's government debt held by China
  • Myanmar's Foreign Debt — The Big Picture
  • Government to repay debt of US$600 million in 2017-18
  • Japan to write off Myanmar debt, restart loans
  • China effect? Myanmar too facing a debt crisis
  • Lawmakers Fret Over Chinese Loans
  • Japan set to reap returns on investment in Myanmar
  • Higher bond yields needed to draw foreign investors
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-05MMNikkei Manufacturing PMI APR52.953.1 52.401