The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 19 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Neglected expat investments

Expatriates around the world are investors out of necessity, and rarely cared for as they would be back at home. Many become lifelong travellers once they have been abroad for a few years.

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Who will benefit from Condominium Law?

A closer look at the condominium law and the impact it is likely to have on residents and investors alike.

 

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Re-writing the mining law “waste of time”: lawmaker

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann has rejected a proposal to throw out amendments to mining laws in favour of a completely new bill.

 

 

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Investment hurdles slow rice exports

Rules requiring special permission for foreign firms to invest in the rice sector are hurting investment and slowing progress, say experts.

 

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Anti-smuggling teams to watch Yangon airport

The Ministry of Commerce’s mobile enforcement teams will include Yangon International Airport in their air and sea port investigations set to start on July 2, according to ministry officials.

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Insurance sector aims at HR needs with school

Myanmar is revitalising its insurance industry with a new training college to meet the growing needs of newly established private companies.

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Building banking depends on trust

More trust is needed to increase the banked population, which languishes at 5 percent of the adult population, according to experts.

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Asian law firms open offices

Two large foreign law firms officially set up shop in Yangon on June 23, claiming to be driven by growing interest in Myanmar from regional businesses.

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Tech startup stoush goes offline

A founder of MySquar has pulled a provocative blog post from her website detailing her side of a dispute which she claimed saw her forced out as the head of the tech startup last month.

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Big change for foreign lending

An unnamed Myanmar firm has locally registered security on a cross-border loan from an international lender for the first time in the modern era, according to officials from VDB Loi legal and tax advisory, which assisted in the process.

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