Asia can fight climate change and lift people out of poverty if it invests in communities living in forests, claims a Thai-based environmental organisation.
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Leaders of the 18 East Asia Summit countries committed last week to an ambitious goal of eliminating malaria from the region within the next 15 years. According to a statement[…]
With a nail-biting 1-0 victory over United Arab Emirates in Rangoon on Friday, Burma secured a place in the Asian U-19 men’s football semi-finals, but more importantly qualified as one[…]
In a report on East Asian countries’ economies released on Monday, the World Bank estimated Burma’s growth rate at 8.5 percent for 2014 and 2015, a figure higher than any[…]
Burma has been rebounding from the impact of sanctions eased by European countries three years ago and is emerging as a favored travel destination in Asia.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a branch of the World Bank, has pledged a loan of US$80 million to subsidiaries of Shangri-La Asia Ltd to expand operations in Burma. A[…]
Baker & McKenzie is by revenue the world’s second-largest law firm and now has an office in Rangoon. The ‘new frontier’ office is set to serve the first wave of investors[…]