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Political News


  • Win Myint elected new Myanmar president
  • Myanmar president Htin Kyaw resigns
  • Fate of Political Prisoners in Myanmar President's Hands
  • Will Myanmar's new president Win Myint tip the scales in Aung San ...
  • Duterte apologizes to Myanmar leader for 'genocide' comment
  • 'Heated words': Myanmar minister meets Rohingya refugees
  • Tories urge Trudeau to hold Myanmar responsible for Rohingya ...
  • The international community must wake up to the persecutions of ...
  • Australia Prime Minister Meets Myanmar Leader Suu Kyi, To Raise ...
  • Prime Minister welcomes final report from Special Envoy to Myanmar
  • Continue pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas: PM
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • ADB Sees More Growth for Myanmar Economy, Pushes for Reforms
  • Continued Reforms Key to Myanmar's Economic Growth
  • What they said: 10 influential quotes on the Myanmar economy in ...
  • WB keeps 6.7% growth forecast for PH in 2018
  • World Bank sees 6.3% growth for emerging East Asia this year
  • Economy yet to take off despite govt's promise for growth; fixes needed
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • ADB Sees More Growth for Myanmar Economy, Pushes for Reforms
  • Asia Frontier Capital - Vietnam, Myanmar, And Cambodia Travel ...
  • Continued Reforms Key to Myanmar's Economic Growth
  • Economy yet to take off despite govt's promise for growth; fixes needed
  • Myanmar insurance industry poised for reform, awaits liberalisation
  • WB keeps 6.7% growth forecast for PH in 2018
  • What they said: 10 influential quotes on the Myanmar economy in ...
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • Healthy eating during Thingyan
  • There's a genocide happening on the other side of the world. Did ...
  • Myanmar pitches into affordable housing for grassroots
  • Myanmar tackles housing for poor
  • World Bank sees 6.3% growth for emerging East Asia this year
  • Myanmar: Time for a second wave of reforms
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • Healthy eating during Thingyan
  • ADB Sees More Growth for Myanmar Economy, Pushes for Reforms
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • Driven by agriculture, first half GDP growth forecast at 7.2pc
  • Myanmar: Time for a second wave of reforms
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Asean Morning News For April 13
  • Myanmar court refuses to dismiss charges against journalists
  • Budget deficit could have been narrower if gold debts were paid
  • What Does Myanmar's New Defense Budget Mean?
  • SEA Games: breaking Myanmar's budget?
  • Myanmar's budget targets infrastructure and education
  • Border life-line
  • Catalysing transition through public financial management reform
  • Budget deficit over US$10 Billion in 4 years
  • Myanmar: Stepping up humanitarian response to persistent needs
  • Higher bond yields needed to draw foreign investors
  • China effect? Myanmar too facing a debt crisis
  • Government to repay debt of US$600 million in 2017-18
  • Japan to write off Myanmar debt, restart loans
  • Japan's finance minister in Myanmar with development pledges
  • More Danish aid heading for Rohingya refugees
  • Danish aid going to refugees from Myanmar
  • Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves debt management strategy

    Myanmar Leaders


    President


  • Win Myint elected new Myanmar president
  • Suu Kyi ally is new President of Myanmar
  • Myanmar president Htin Kyaw resigns

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Parliament Elects Ex-House Speaker Myanmar's Next President
  • Myanmar's Parliament elects new Speaker
  • Myanmar president resigns, new leader likely to be Aung San Suu ...

    Prime Minister


  • 'Heated words': Myanmar minister meets Rohingya refugees
  • Tories urge Trudeau to hold Myanmar responsible for Rohingya ...
  • The international community must wake up to the persecutions of ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Myanmar minister to visit refugee camps in Bangladesh this week
  • Myanmar Hopes UN Security Council Visit Can Help Repair Frayed ...
  • Myanmar seeks ASEAN aid on Rakhine

    Minister of Economy


  • Myanmar Morning News For April 13
  • Rohingya Refugees' “Fear of Returning Home … Will Die Down ...
  • New Push Sought for Myanmar-India Economic Links

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Yoma Bank, Maha Agriculture support lending to microfinance
  • Ministry mulls more protection for local, foreign fishery workers
  • MADB to help fuel growth across entire agriculture supply chain

    Minister of Culture


  • The minister, errant monks, and the Tatmadaw chief
  • Deputy Chief Minister inaugurates Bharat-Myanmar Seema Chintan ...
  • Exclusive: In a first, Saudi Arabia to participate in Cannes Film Festival

    Minister of Defense


  • Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya refugees - UN official
  • UN experts, Britain demand release of Reuters reporters in Myanmar
  • UNHCR: Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya Muslims

    Minister of Education


  • Myanmar minister makes landmark visit to refugee camp
  • Bangladesh, Finland agree to foster cooperation in education sector
  • Dhaka for putting more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Dark clouds on the horizon as Myanmar embraces lethal coal power
  • Kayin residents fear coal plant may go ahead
  • Dhaka for putting more pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Kayah residents slam "fake industrial zone"
  • Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya Muslims: UNHCR
  • Myanmar minister assures Rohingya in Bangladesh repatriation is a ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Myanmar expecting to take back first batch of Rohingya very soon ...
  • 'Finland will maintain pressure on Myanmar for sustainable return of ...
  • Rohingya Refugees' “Fear of Returning Home … Will Die Down ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Philippines' Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for Myanmar 'genocide ...
  • Myanmar says 'seriously concerned' over war crimes prosecutor ...
  • The sacking of Bago Region minister U Kyaw Min San

    Minister of Justice


  • At Bangladesh Refugee Camp, Myanmar Minister Urges Rohingya ...
  • Rohingyas to be taken back, says Myanmar Minister Win Myat Aye
  • 'Only those with Myanmar residency will be taken back'

    Minister of Health


  • Hospitals have sufficient medicines due to an excess supply: Health ...
  • Myanmar minister makes landmark visit to refugee camp
  • The hotel on Manus Island in PNG where Rohingya refugees are ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Rohingya Refugees' “Fear of Returning Home … Will Die Down ...
  • ASEAN Finance Officials Eye Greater Integration, Push for ...
  • Kayah residents slam "fake industrial zone"

    Minister of Sports


  • Hospitals have sufficient medicines due to an excess supply: Health ...
  • Measures set to reduce casualties during Thingyan merrymaking
  • Ayeyarwady peace talks are wide-ranging, lively

    Director of State Security Service


  • On Myanmar, UNSC Sets Visit, Inner City Press Asks To Cover, After ...
  • India Accuses British Rohingya Man as Al-Qaeda Terror Group ...
  • Reuters Journalists Will Face Trial for Work in Myanmar

    Chairman National Bank


  • Waiting for change at Myanmar's central bank
  • Development Co to Build New City West of Yangon River
  • Banks reflect on risk awareness and private security after Lashio ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • UNHCR Bangladesh Operational Update, 22 March – 04 April 2018
  • Rohingya Refugees' “Fear of Returning Home … Will Die Down ...
  • Myanmar rejects draft resolution on human rights

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Zuckerberg Was Called Out Over Myanmar Violence. Here's His ...
  • Angry Myanmar activists grab Zuckerberg's attention on hate speech
  • Myanmar judge refuses to dismiss case against two imprisoned ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Myanmar's Presidents Since Independence
  • Three Takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg's Senate Testimony ...
  • The minister, errant monks, and the Tatmadaw chief

    Opposition


  • Tories urge Trudeau to hold Myanmar responsible for Rohingya ...
  • Philippines' President apologises to Suu Kyi for Myanmar 'genocide ...
  • Kayin residents fear coal plant may go ahead

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • ADB Sees More Growth for Myanmar Economy, Pushes for Reforms
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • Driven by agriculture, first half GDP growth forecast at 7.2pc
  • World Bank raises East Asia's 2018 GDP outlook
  • Myanmar insurance industry poised for reform, awaits liberalisation
  • CII projects FY19 GDP growth at 7.3-7.7 percent; expects rural ...
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with ...
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    Investment

  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • ADB Sees More Growth for Myanmar Economy, Pushes for Reforms
  • Asia Frontier Capital - Vietnam, Myanmar, And Cambodia Travel ...
  • Continued Reforms Key to Myanmar's Economic Growth
  • Economy yet to take off despite govt's promise for growth; fixes needed
  • Myanmar insurance industry poised for reform, awaits liberalisation
  • WB keeps 6.7% growth forecast for PH in 2018
  • What they said: 10 influential quotes on the Myanmar economy in ...
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    Demographics

  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • Healthy eating during Thingyan
  • There's a genocide happening on the other side of the world. Did ...
  • Myanmar pitches into affordable housing for grassroots
  • Myanmar tackles housing for poor
  • World Bank sees 6.3% growth for emerging East Asia this year
  • Myanmar: Time for a second wave of reforms
  • AirAsia exploring new Myanmar airline as competition rises
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    Export/Import

  • ADB Sees More Growth for Myanmar Economy, Pushes for Reforms
  • ADB urges investment reform as economic growth picks up to 6.8pc
  • Driven by agriculture, first half GDP growth forecast at 7.2pc
  • Myanmar: Time for a second wave of reforms
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Asean Morning News For April 13
  • Myanmar court refuses to dismiss charges against journalists
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    Public Spending

  • Budget deficit could have been narrower if gold debts were paid
  • What Does Myanmar's New Defense Budget Mean?
  • SEA Games: breaking Myanmar's budget?
  • Myanmar's budget targets infrastructure and education
  • Border life-line
  • Catalysing transition through public financial management reform
  • Budget deficit over US$10 Billion in 4 years
  • Myanmar: Stepping up humanitarian response to persistent needs
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    Public Debt

  • Higher bond yields needed to draw foreign investors
  • China effect? Myanmar too facing a debt crisis
  • Government to repay debt of US$600 million in 2017-18
  • Japan to write off Myanmar debt, restart loans
  • Japan's finance minister in Myanmar with development pledges
  • More Danish aid heading for Rohingya refugees
  • Danish aid going to refugees from Myanmar
  • Pyidaungsu Hluttaw approves debt management strategy
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    Recent Econ Stats

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