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BBL pleased as punch in Myanmar

BBL pleased as punch in Myanmar TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2016 – Bangkok Bank (BBL), the country’s largest lender by assets, expects better than expected loan growth at its Yangon branch this year based on strong demand from both local and international customers as they seek opportunities from Myanmar’s vibrant economic growth. Year-to-date loan growth at […]

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New website offers smartphone news for Myanmar consumers

New website offers smartphone news for Myanmar consumers SATURDAY, 11 JUNE 2016 – With mobile penetration rates in Myanmar continuing to soar, a new website has been launched to provide consumers with the latest news and reviews of smartphones and associated gadgets. The Myanmar language website inmya.com was launched at the end of May after […]

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DHL launches largest express facility in Myanmar

DHL launches largest express facility in Myanmar TUESDAY, 7 JUNE 2016 – DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has launched the largest express facility in Myanmar, set to support the nation’s fast-growing economy which is forecast to rise by 8.5% in 2016, the company said in a statement. Located in Yangon and […]

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Container ship jam at Yangon?s port

Container ship jam at Yangon’s port SATURDAY, 4 JUNE 2016 – Container ships arriving at Myanmar’s Port of Yangon in May were forced to wait in port up to three times longer than normal due to high levels of congestion, according to a report by JOC.com on June 2. Ship call data seen by JOC.com […]

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‘Paddy to plate’ rice report launched

‘Paddy to plate’ rice report launched WEDNESDAY, 1 JUNE 2016 – Social enterprise Proximity Designs launched a report on 31 May titled ‘Paddy to Plate: the Rice Ecosystem in Myanmar,’ which aims to identify the roles at each stage of paddy production, the factors that drive decision making in the sales chain, and the opportunities […]

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