Stories By May Wong
112 Apr 2016 Tue
The 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Singapore and Myanmar will be marked by an exchange of high-level visits as well as cultural activities such as a film festival and orchestra performances.
206 Apr 2016 Wed
With the National League for Democracy enjoying a comfortable majority in the bicameral parliament, any bill tabled by the NLD will likely be passed, but some observers say the party should be more accommodating with its power.
329 Mar 2016 Tue
The first democratically-elected president and the first NLD president in more than 50 years, 69-year-old Mr Htin Kyaw will take over from President Thein Sein on Wednesday.
425 Mar 2016 Fri
Only one company - First Myanmar Investment (FMI) - is listed on the exchange.
524 Mar 2016 Thu
Some appointments have come under scrutiny, especially over the new ministers’ educational background.
619 Mar 2016 Sat
Myanmar’s new government is expected to announce its cabinet line-up for 18 of the 21 ministries next week, and the public have expressed hope that they will be able to see a positive change.
717 Mar 2016 Thu
During a Parliament sitting on Thursday (Mar 17), Myanmar's Speaker of Parliament said the nation will have 21 ministries and 18 ministers, down from 36 ministries currently.
823 Feb 2016 Tue
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will introduce a new training programme as part of its efforts to clamp down on transnational crime.
922 Feb 2016 Mon
As Myanmar opens up to the world, there is an increasing demand for English, especially for those who want to climb the corporate ladder.
1019 Feb 2016 Fri
Independent operators and established restaurant chains from Singapore are making inroads into Myanmar's nascent dining scene.