Northern Exposure

Tin Mg Oo/Myanmar Business Today Home to Khakaborazi, the country’s highest mountain, Kachin State offers a lot of tourist attractions, from scenic views and landmarks to cultural festivals. Among the highlights are a homemade beverage called Khaungyay, the Manaw Festival, traditional dance and customs, wild flowers and Sadone Waterfall. You can...

The toll on travel

The most difficult times imaginable As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, commercial flights have all but stopped. The situation is so dire that the head of the trade group representing the world’s airlines called the last few months “its deepest crisis ever.” A Reuters analysis of data from FlightAware, which...
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor of Myanmar, has pledged that no one will be left out from K40,000 assistance, the fourth batch of government financial assistance. “We will never knowingly leave anyone . If someone does not get the assistance, we will provide him or her. Therefore,...
Jason Farago (The New York Times) GHENT, Belgium – God is in the details, they assure you; but some art is so jam-packed with details, each hair so fine, each fold so painstaking, that it surpasses even the divine. Nearly six centuries ago here, the painter Jan van Eyck used...
Tuesday 30th June 2020 | 13:00 – 15:00 hours (Myanmar Time) TBAM, in collaboration with The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association and Thai Chamber of Commerce invites you to an online panel discussion on the COVID-19: Economic Impact on Myanmar &...
This article was written by Sean Turnell and posted on East Asia Forum On 1 July 2020, the European Union and six of its member governments announced a moratorium on debt repayments due from Myanmar. The agreement allows Myanmar to ‘focus efforts on economic recovery from COVID-19’ and is worth...
BORN DIFFERENT Like most 3 year old, Thiha Zaw is outgoing and full of energy. He loves to run around with his neighborhood's kids to the point of skipping his meals. Unfortunately, he was abandoned by his biological parents and adopted by Daw Kyi Htay. He has been lucky that...
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, at Myanmar-Japan Investment Dialogue on Economic Recovery After COVID-19 and New Investment Opportunities, held on July 29, has invited investments for a new industrial park in the west of Yangon and a new economic zone in Mon State. “Quality job creation remains at the heart...
အောက်တွင် မြန်မာလို ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည် Recently, news of Australia-based mining company PanAust winning the exploration license on a massive area in upper Myanmar sparked online debates and concerns. One worried netizen wrote a Facebook post expressing her suspicion of the probability of extracting Rare Earth Elements by the company and warning the undesirable consequences of...
Most of the companies both local and foreign companies were planning to increase investments in January 2021, according to the joint survey conducted by ten foreign chambers of commerce, but now companies have halted their plans to increase investment after political events in February 2021. A total of 372 companies...