African nations are now more like Wakanda: Foreign Ministry Reply

By Agnes Anya  The Jakarta Post Friday March 23, 2018

People stand in front of the Merdeka Building in Bandung, West Java, on Aug. 14. The building was the venue of the Asia-Africa Conference in 1955. JP/Arya Dipa (The Jakarta Post/Arya Dipa)

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesians, particularly entrepreneurs, should change their perspectives about Africa as the region has emerged as one of the world’s potential major markets, a Foreign Ministry official says. More…

Don’t be afraid to invest in Africa – Indonesian ambassadors Reply

By Sheany Jakarta Globe February 14, 2018

Indonesian ambassadors stationed in African countries on Tuesday (13/02) urged Indonesian businesses to invest in the continent and change their mindsets about Africa as a region of conflict. (Photo Courtesy of Foreign Affairs Ministry)

JAKARTA, IndonesiAIndonesian ambassadors stationed in African countries on Tuesday (13/02) urged Indonesian businesses to invest in the continent and change their mindsets about Africa as a region of conflict. More…

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 TIMES 04 DEC 2017

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…

Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Receives US$900 Million in Foreign Investment Reply

By May Soe San The Irrawaddy 22 December 2016

YANGON — Japan-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Rangoon’s Thanlyin Township has received more than US$900 million in foreign investment since its launch in 2014, said a recent report issued by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).

“Since the start of the operation, the SEZ has received US$903 million foreign investment,” MIC secretary U Aung Naing Oo told The Irrawaddy. More…