by Ei Thandar Tun South Korean nationals and all who have spent time in South Korea recently, including citizens of Myanmar, will be required to show a health certificate when entering Myanmar, according to an announcement by the Myanmar Embassy in South Korea. These individuals need to be tested at a...
by Zin Thu Tun The Central Bank of Myanmar on March 12 cut interest rates for savings and loans by 0.5 percent in a bid to boost economic growth. The new rates come into effect April 1. In accordance with the rate cuts, the minimum rate for savings, saving bonds and...
Swiss watchmaker Mido has launched the Ocean Star Tribute special editions to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the iconic collection, first unveiled in 1944. The Ocean Star collection epitomizes the brand’s watchmaking knowhow as a maker of reliable timepieces with high performance water-resistance system. The two special editions make multiple nods...
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will provide a wider range of fares and personalized content to its travel trade partners in Myanmar from September 1, the airline said via a release on March 10. The change comes via an expansion of the airline’s KrisConnect Program, which leverages new distribution technology to make...
by Tin Mg Oo Myanmar’s fishery exports to China have not suffered from the coronavirus outbreak as traders have kept business going by connecting with each other after trade volume went flat in early February. “When the outbreak caused trouble to trade flow, we kept trade going as much as we...
by Ei Thandar Tun Prudential Myanmar Life Insurance Limited, a wholly-owned business unit of Prudential Corporation Asia, and Yoma Bank, one of Myanmar’s largest private banks, signed a memorandum of understanding on March 5 to establish an exclusive partnership to distribute life insurance solutions to local customers to help them...
by Tin Mg Oo As this issue goes to print, the new coronavirus has infected over 126,000 people in 124 countries around the world, with death toll topping 4,600 and more than 68,000 people now recovered. Myanmar has had no reported cases, but experts worry that there could be people...
Coca-Cola was nearly 130 years old when it entered the Myanmar market in 2013 by partnering with local beverages company Pinya to form Coca Cola Pinya Beverages. With a $223 million investment, the company employs 1,400 workers and produces more than 60 beverages at its two factories in Hlaing Thar...
Vanessa Friedman (The New York Times) Virgil Abloh, the founder of Off-White and the menswear designer of Louis Vuitton, is the kind of fashion figure that seems to demand comparison. Almost every profile contains one buried somewhere in the text. He is “the Andy Warhol for our times” (The Guardian), he...
As this issue goes to print, the new coronavirus has infected over 126,000 people in 124 countries around the world, with death toll topping 4,600 and more than 68,000 people now recovered. Myanmar has had no reported cases, but experts worry that there could be people who are infected...