Stories By May Wong
128 Mar 2014 Fri
The United Nations Population Fund, which is facilitating the census, has faced criticism -- along with donors contributing to the US$65 million cost -- for focusing on the technical aspects of the survey and neglecting political concerns.
206 Mar 2014 Thu
A growing number of Myanmar citizens are buying brand-new luxury cars. Aside from changes in legislation that now allow them to do so, many locals are also becoming more affluent. This is prompting many premium automobile companies to enter Myanmar.
303 Mar 2014 Mon
Myanmar's foreign direct investment (FDI) this financial year is set to more than double that of last year's to US$3.5 billion. The momentum is unlikely to slow, with the country projecting US$4 billion in FDI in the next financial year.
427 Feb 2014 Thu
The Kachin National Organisation, a group representing one of the key ethnic groups in Myanmar, has warned that the population census set to take place in the country will alienate and affect citizens' ethnic national identity.