A Burmese domestic worker who jumped to her death from a 19-storey building in Singapore this week will be cremated in the Southeast Asian city-state, with her father and uncle preparing to travel there for the ceremony.
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Three Burmese were charged in Singapore on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit murder, Channel News Asia has reported. A fourth man is on the run. The group allegedly tried to[…]
Singapore has invested over US$1.4 billion as of the beginning of the tax year on 1 April, the largest amount by any country, with the Netherlands being the second largest[…]
Burma’s Traditional Boat Race team is working hard to be ready to defend its gold medals in the upcoming 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.
Singaporean telecommunications and electronics firm MDR Ltd announced on Tuesday the setting up of a digital inkjet printing business in Burma to cater for outdoor advertising such as billboards, Business[…]
A 44-year-old Singaporean man was charged on Friday on two counts of raping his 35-year-old Burmese domestic worker in December 2013, Straits Times reports. The case has been set for[…]
Singapore-listed company Yoma Strategic Holdings have secured a loan from the Asia Development Bank (ADB) for over US$100 million to aid investments in Burma. According to the ADB, the loan[…]
Singapore has emerged as the top foreign investor in Burma, leapfrogging ahead of previous frontrunner China. However, Burmese Deputy Minister of Finance Maung Maung Thein says he believes the result[…]
Singaporean firm Yongnam Holdings Ltd (YNH) was awarded the US$1.4 billion contract to develop Burma’s Hanthawaddy International Airport, 50km north of Rangoon. YNH is a cluster group consisting of firms[…]
Six Burmese nationals were among 21 sailors released from an oil tanker that was hijacked off the coast of Ghana, Channel News Asia reported on Sunday. The 3,200-tonne Singaporean ship[…]
Philippine airline Cebu Pacific Air and Singaporean airline Tigerair will introduce direct flights between Rangoon and Manila in the near future, according to Burma’s Department of Civil Aviation. Aviation authorities of[…]
Gold Petrol, majority owned by Singaporean conglomerate Interra, has expanded drilling projects in Chauk, Magwe Division. Interra announced to the Singaporean stock exchange on Friday that Gold Petrol has expanded[…]
Singaporean firm Surbana International Consultants Pte Ltd, which specialises in consultancy for large-scale construction projects, has opened a branch office in Rangoon. Surbana’s president Liew Mun Leong, speaking at the[…]
Singaporean company Asiatech Energy has obtained a loan from the United Overseas Bank to build a 230-megawatt power plant in Mon State. The combined cycle gas-fired power plant is expected to[…]
Burmese airline Asian Wings and Singaporean Silk Air will soon offer international flights to and from central Burma’s Mandalay City. Asian Wings sales department manager Myint Win Han said flights[…]