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Myanmar businesses stumble on corporate responsibility

Many foreign investors are shying away from Myanmar because of the government’s apparent failure to prioritise economic development and the violence in Rakhine state. Local businesses also complain of government inertia. But ministers still insist that the country is on the verge of a major economic breakthrough. “Myanmar was like a plane running on the […]

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Myanmar: Will the government heed civil society’s advice on SEZs?

Existing legislation and governance structures covering the development and operation of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Myanmar and Cambodia have been skewed toward the interests of investors but against those of locals and the environment, according to an October report by civil organisations Paung Ku, Dawei Development Association, Tavoyan Women’s Union, Myanmar SEZs’Watch, EarthRights International […]

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Myanmar: ATM makers eye Myanmar market

Global automated teller machine (ATM) makers are locked in a race for market share in Myanmar, where more than 90 percent of the population remains unbanked. US-listed NCR Corporation is one, while Diebold Nixdorf, a recent merger between US-based Diebold and Germany’s Windcor Nixdorf, is another.  With less than 2,000 ATMs installed in the country, […]

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Myanmar: French chamber opens branch in Mandalay

The French chamber will launch its Mandalay business centre in early November to serve European, French and Myanmar businesses eager to expand into the country’s second largest city. CCI France Myanmar Business Centre will be located in Unit 5, Block 2 of the Mingalar Mandalay Compound. Situated beside the old Chanmyathazi airport and across the New […]

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