Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc has dropped a plan to form a joint venture in Burma, the airline said on Monday, after its application for an air operator’s certificate (AOC) was rejected by Burmese authorities.
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Japan pledged US$6.1 billion as a new development aid package for Cambodia, Laos, Burma [Thailand and Vietnam at a summit meeting in Tokyo on Saturday when Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo[…]
President Thein Sein is visiting Tokyo over the weekend with the aim of attracting more investment from Japan to promote economic development. According to Japanese broadcaster NHK News, the president[…]
Burmese and Japanese officials met on 30 June to sign off on an assistance loan agreement of approximately 26 billion Yen (US$212 million) extended from Tokyo to Naypyidaw to aid[…]
President Thein Sein is scheduled to meet with Japanese and Thai leaders in Tokyo on 4 July to discuss Japan’s cooperation in the Dawei Special Economic Zone, according to the[…]
Officials from five Mekong states, including Burma, met in the Japanese city of Hamamatsu on 31 May to discuss a new Japan-Mekong aid cooperation strategy. The discussion focused on the[…]
Japan is to continue providing help to Burma as it upgrades its postal system to include options such as money transferring in-branch and other ICT-based services, according to a memorandum[…]
A license was granted to Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance on Monday to sell insurance products within Burma, the first of such licenses to be issued by the Burmese government. In[…]
Japanese multinational Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) will be opening its first branch in Burma this year, offering deposit and lending services for businesses operating in the country. With growth[…]
Burma is looking to borrow US$105 million from Japan to develop the country’s telecommunication infrastructure, according to state media. The loan, with a 40-year settlement period, will be used to[…]
For the first time in more than 30 years, Japan will be allowed to conduct a sweeping search for the remains of Imperial Japanese Army soldiers who died in Burma[…]
Burma’s President Thein Sein held bilateral talks on Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as part of the East Asia Summit, which is running parallel to the 25th ASEAN[…]
A Japanese film festival will be held in three cities across Burma between October and December 2014 to commemorate 60 years of diplomatic relations between Burmaand Japan. The film festival[…]
An Inland Water Transportation Department official has announced that three new boats from Japan will replace the rickety river ferries transported 30,000-40,000 passengers daily between the town of Dala and[…]