China urges Myanmar to boost economic ties, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi agrees Reply

LUN MIN MANG The Myanmar Times DEC 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged Myanmar’s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to further strengthen and expand economic cooperation between their two countries.

President Xi Jinping said their two countries should nurture new growth points, which includes the construction of China-Myanmar economic corridor with the purpose of advancing bilateral relations. More…

Myanmar Companies Yearbook out Reply


The Myanmar Companies Yearbook, a groundbreaking publication that contains key information about the leading companies in Myanmar, was launched by the FWP Research Co. Ltd in November.

The FWP Research, a Tokyo-based research and survey firm, said it published The Myanmar Companies Yearbook (English version) Vol.1,toimprove the transparency of companies in the country.
The yearbook is priced at US$600 per copy. More…

EU hosts Regional Conference on Cooperation in Higher Education in Myanmar Reply

By Mizzima Friday December 1, 2017

“The biggest gifts we can give our children are love and a good education,” said the Ambassador of the European Union (EU), Kristian Schmidt, welcoming Myanmar government officials, education experts and more than 130 rectors and academic staff from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and the European Union to a Regional Conference on Cooperation in Higher Education from 29 – 30 November 2017 in Yangon. The EU is continuously expanding its cooperation with Asia in the fields of education and research, with the aim of promoting people-to-people contacts, stimulating innovation and increasing the responsiveness of education and research systems to the changing needs of the labour markets. More…