• Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to elevate 5G push
    AS GOVERNMENTS around the world gear up to usher in the fifth generation of wireless technology atop their digital agendas, Myanmar should follow this trend by adopting 5G as a national strategy for the next decade, a forum has heard.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to hike taxes to cut income gap
    MYANMAR’S hope for narrowing its inequality gap cannot be realised if the government fails to spend more on key sectors such as education, health and social protection, according to a global index released by Oxfam International yesterday.
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to tap green power
    Given that nearly 70 per cent of the population in Myanmar lacks access to electricity, the government must optimise its abundant natural resources to implement green energy projects in order to solve its power crisis, says Shoon So Oo, energy programme manager at World Wildlife Fund Myanmar.
  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to fix key issues for industrial revamp
    MYANMAR’S potential to become a regional investment hub would be realised only if the government manages to address major challenges businesses are facing in the nation, a banking expert has warned.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    Myanmar urged to do more to attract Korean investment
    MYANMAR needs to pick up the pace of economic reforms in order to attract more investment from South Korea, said a senior trade official who led a market research mission to Myanmar.
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:53
    Myanmar urged to tap alternative energy
    ALTHOUGH hydropower accounted for 62 per cent of Myanmar’s power production last year, the nation should focus on improving the use of renewable energy to meet its target of 100 per cent electrification by 2030, the Myanmar Green Energy Summit 2017 has been told.
  • Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:00
    Myanmar urged to take out|soft loans for infrastructure 
  • Wed, 08 Jun 2016 01:01
    Myanmar urged to address electricity loss
    YANGON - Myanmar's electricity authorities need to pay more attention to transmission line maintenance to reduce frequent blackouts, experts said last week.
  • Fri, 29 Jan 2016 01:00
    Myanmar urged to focus on human resources
    Myanmar’s public and private sectors have been urged to put greater focus on the quality of university and vocational education to address the acute shortage of qualified workers faced by both local and foreign companies.
  • Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:54
    Myanmar urged to release all political prisoners
    The European Union encourages the Myanmar government to unconditionally release all remaining political prisoners.
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2015 01:00
    Thailand, Myanmar urged to join regional 'air flight pass'
    The national carriers of Thailand and Myanmar have been urged to join an "air flight pass" programme to help promote the Kingdom, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos as one travel destination in the Mekong region to strengthen the fledgling "Five Count
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:09
    US seeks help for Myanmar flood victims
    US Embassy in Myanmar urged samaritans to contact relief organisations on the ground supporting communities affected by Cyclone Kamen.
  • Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:55
    US seeks help for Myanmar flood victims
    US Embassy in Myanmar urged all samaritans to contact relief organisations on the ground supporting communities affected by Cyclone Kamen.
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  • Wed, 03 Jun 2015 01:00
    Myanmar urged to prioritise long list of reforms
    Property rights are not well-established in Myanmar and land confiscation is a major concern among foreign investors, according to a report by US Department of State.
  • Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00
    Myanmar urged to scrap 'discriminatory laws'
    Southeast Asian lawmakers yesterday issued a statement, calling on Myanmar to scrap a package of discriminatory laws to be submitted for review by the parliament, saying they violate international human rights laws and threaten to destabilise the county i
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