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Myanmar to resume issuing tourist e-visas starting on Sunday

YANGON (XINHUA) – Myanmar will resume accepting tourist e-visa applications starting on Sunday (May 15), more than two years after the country suspended all new e-visa applications due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Our Online e-Visa service will resume with effect from May 15, 2022, for tourist visa applications,” the Immigration and Population Ministry said on […]

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Myanmar exempts foreign entities from exchange rules after business outcry

Myanmar’s central bank has announced a broad exemption of foreign entities from a controversial new policy requiring foreign exchange to be converted into local currency, a rule that triggered panic among business groups and residents. The exemption, dated April 20, includes companies with approved foreign investments, firms in special economic zones, international non-government organisations, diplomats, […]

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Myanmar: Central Bank issues seven businesses and organizations exempt from dollar to kyat exchange

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) announced on April 20 that it will exempt seven organizations, including MIC-licensed FDI, investments made in special economic zones and state-owned/national-owned international airlines, from dollar to kyat exchange within a day. According to the Notification No. (12/2022) of the Central Bank of Myanmar announced on April 3, the foreign […]

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Beijing boosts regional cooperation with Mekong-Lancang nations

China has committed to many regional development projects under the Belt and Road Initiative and the LMC with the Mekong-Lancang countries. Thong Mengdavid, a research associate of the Mekong Center for Strategic Studies at the Asian Vision Institute, a think tank in Phnom Penh, told China Daily that China has committed to many regional development projects under […]

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