Why Corruption in Myanmar is Widespread

Why Corruption in Myanmar is Widespread

Myanmar just had landmark elections which resulted in a landslide victory by the National League for Democracy. However, the nation still suffers from widespread corruption in government. Corruption in Myanmar is slowly getting better, but there’s still far more...
Yangon Property Market Remains Weak and Stagnant

Yangon Property Market Remains Weak and Stagnant

Ever since Myanmar opened up to the world and denounced its military dictatorship, the country benefited from increased trade and an exponential increase in foreign direct investment. This is true for all sectors and the Yangon property market is no exception. Real...
Myanmar Stock Exchange Finally Opens

Myanmar Stock Exchange Finally Opens

Myanmar has shown rapid improvement and modernization in the past couple of years. Steps the Southeast Asian country recently took include changing to an elected government and bringing in record foreign investment. They took yet another step toward the country’s...
Myanmar Telecom Sector: A Brief Overview

Myanmar Telecom Sector: A Brief Overview

Last updated October 25th, 2018.   The Myanmar telecom sector has rapidly evolved seeing the entrance of two more operators, Telenor and Ooredoo. These two newcomers joined the once-monopoly state-owned operator, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications, to compete in one...
3 Changes to Know Before Investing in Myanmar

3 Changes to Know Before Investing in Myanmar

The process of opening up and liberalizing an economy is never an easy thing. It’s especially hard for Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country which has been closed off from the world until recently. A stronger rule of law is forming as the years go by. However,...
Myanmar Beer Industry Heats Up: Who Will Win?

Myanmar Beer Industry Heats Up: Who Will Win?

Last updated November 25th, 2018.   Heineken, one of the world’s largest brewing companies, is back in the Burmese market 20 years after its first attempt. The country’s former military rulers condemned and sanctioned them. Now they’re challenged to...