The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 12 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Crop insurance on the agenda

Excutives from Myanma Insurance say they are preparing to provide insurance to farmers but have yet to announce specific details.

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Accounting body pairs with foreign heavyweight

A leading international accountancy and finance association has joined forces with the Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) to work more closely together.

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IMF, Tokyo lend a hand to Central Bank of Myanmar

The US dollar's strength is being felt in Myanmar, with central bank officials saying they have and will continue to ensure a stable exchange rate between the kyat and the greenback.

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Climate change driving farmers deeper into debt

Farmers point to Cyclone Nargis, which hit the delta in May 2008, as the point at which their calendar went awry.

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Myanmar enters ‘transparency partnership’ with US

Washington and Nay Pyi Taw to cooperate on governance in the resources sector, as energy firms vie for 30 offshore blocks.


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ADB aims to add more fuel

The Asian Development Bank has signalled its intention to invest in Myanmar’s nascent energy sector.

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Seoul triples aid and lending

South Korea is tripling official development assistance and lending to Myanmar this year to about US$100 million.

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Double-taxation deals in detail

Kyaw Zay Ya and Sebastian Pawlita of Polastri Wint & Partners Legal & Tax Advisors in Yangon on double-taxation systems.

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Car dealers cry foul

With competition surging and profits tumbling, owners of car showrooms in Yangon face a regulatory framework they say is biased against them.

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Ministry scales back fishing licences

The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries has slashed the number of licences it issues.

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