The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 20 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Calls for govt to prop up failing rice market

The government is contemplating stepping in to the rice market to prevent too much drop in price for the staple crop.

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United Amara frets bank run as owner’s father blacklisted

United Amara Bank has moved to head off a potential bank run after U Aung Thaung, father of its majority owner U Nay Aung, was placed on the US blacklist.

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Milking it: Dairy industry set to surge off higher incomes

The dairy is set to grow significantly on rising domestic incomes, with domestic consumption set to double in the next eight years, say industry figures.

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Struggling with smugglers on the border

The Muse customs zone seized 150 motorcycles on November 3 in the wake of a government ultimatum announcing plans to get tough on illegal motorbike imports.

 

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OCBC builds anew with 60 years’ history

Singapore's OCBC Bank has 60 years of experience banking in Myanmar as it looks to build its presence following its licence win last month.

 

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Women in business and the search for funding

Ma Su Whin Wha reckoned she needed a mentor if her business was ever going to get off the ground.

 

 

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Cashing in on the K-pop boom

K-POP has swept Asia. The music, the style, the fashion are everywhere, and Myanmar is no different as its trendy youth join in on the craze.

 

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Chevrolet opens flagship showroom

A second American automaker has set up its flagship Yangon showroom as the new car race continues to grow.

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United Amara moves to prevent bank run

United Amara Bank has moved to head off a potential bank run after U Aung Thaung, father of its majority owner U Nay Aung, was placed on the US blacklist on October 31.

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Military firm tops in Fraser & Neave dispute

Myanma Economic Holdings Limited has won a dispute over the ownership of Myanmar Brewery Limited and will now accelerate plans to buy out its joint venture partner.

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