The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 25 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Biryani trade takes on a new flavour

Humble biryani is a mainstay at weddings and events, though a number of businesses are expanding their take on the food.

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Bank bottom line hit by inflation

Banks are facing a profits squeeze as the gap between deposits and lending narrows, while rising inflation prompts some customers to take out their cash and spend it.

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Shuttered fertilizer factory asks for investors

Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise has invited local and international firms to partner with it in the shuttered No 3 fertilizer factory in Magwe Region.

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Norwegians to support offshore technical training

The Norwegian Environmental Agency will aim to boost government staffs’ technical skills through training on Environmental and Social Impact assessments for offshore oil and gas, according to an official.

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DICA aspires to double foreign investment

Foreign investment next year could double this year’s target as the regulatory climate is made more attractive, according to government officials.

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The political and economic challenges of Myanmar’s future

For a while, when Myanmar opened after decades of isolation and sanctions, it seemed the government could do no wrong as American and European governments rushed to embrace the country.

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Amber aglow with Korean, Japan buyers

Jade may be the most famous precious stone available at Bogyoke Aung San market, but away from its sheen, a number of other precious items are available.

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Franchising forecasted for the future of local businesses

Knowledge of franchising is still at the earliest stages, hindering development of what could be a high-growth part of the economy, according to local and international experts.

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Liquor drought before wine plan

Many retailers are keeping imported alcohol off the shelves, as government promises a revamped wine import policy.

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CHDB pushes for funding for plans to finance mortgages for homeowners

Home ownership may be a common dream, but financing purchases of admittedly expensive homes continues to be an obstacle.

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