The Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) saw trading volume of over K13 billion between January and December 2019, exceeding 2018’s volume by K2 billion, according to the exchange’s annual report. Trading of First Myanmar Investment (FMI) shares exceeded K4.8 billion. Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holding (MTSH) saw K5.8 billion in trading volume,...
The Yangon Regional Government has set a K10 million security deposit for those seeking an outbound tour license following a decision taken by the Yangon Regional Tourism Committee in January. “We decided to set a framework for issuing outbound tour licenses and set a deposit amount at K10 million,” said...
Myanmar Retailers Association will organize the first-ever Myanmar Retail Summit & Expo during February 7-8 at Fortune Plaza in Thaketa Township. Retailers will showcase consumer products, food, beverage, children’s products, fashion, household items, cosmetics, IT products and medicines from famous suppliers. Another highlight of the event is “Unleashing the Retail Potential,”...
Myanmar Livestock Expo 2020, the first event of its kind in the country, will be held May 14-16 at Yangon Convention Center. The expo will feature products and technologies for livestock breeding, including antibiotics, feed processing equipment and packaging technologies, as well as seminars on livestock-related manufacturing and technologies and...
On-demand food delivery service Foodpanda made its Myanmar debut on January 21 with plans to start providing services to customers in Yangon. The company promises to deliver food from over 1,000 restaurants customer’s homes, offices and even outdoor “hotspot” locations. Customers can order from international chains such as KFC, Pizza...
Written by Aftab Ahmed and Aditi Shah (Reuters) NEW DELHI – India’s government plans to sell its entire interest in Air India Ltd. in a renewed push to sell the airline after an attempt to auction a majority stake almost two years ago failed to draw any bids. A document released by...
(Reuters) SINGAPORE – Singapore said January 27 that the coronavirus outbreak will hurt its economy this year, as it announced new measures to tackle the disease which originated in China and has spread to the city-state and several other countries. The Southeast Asian travel and tourism hub, which recorded its lowest...
Japanese communications giant NTT Ltd., the parent company of Yangon-based NTT Myanmar, has invested $400 million to commence construction of MIST large-capacity submarine communications cable linking Singapore, Myanmar and the Indian cities of Mumbai  and Chennai. The project is part of NTT’s strategic joint venture with Orient Link Pte. Ltd....
http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/style/prada-private-club-paris-couture-week.html The It bag may be more like an old hat these days – at least when it comes to fashion’s front row. But exclusivity is not exactly out of style; it’s just no longer symbolized by something you can swing from your arm. In 2020, partying with Prada is...
New York Times WASHINGTON A growing movement by foreign governments to tax American tech giants that supply internet search, online shopping and social media to their citizens has quickly emerged as the largest global economic battle of 2020. The fight pits traditional allies against each other, with European countries like France, Italy...