The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Credit bureau coming

Credit rating is still on track to start during 2014, though delays in gathering data, particularly from small enterprises, are still being faced, industry sources said last week.

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Goods clear Indian border after impasse

Indian authorities stepped up their inspections of goods from Myanmar, causing a backlog to pile up at the Tamu border crossing in Sagaing Region earlier this month, according to local border traders.

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ASEAN ministers tout strong ties

The collective ASEAN economy is doing well despite a slow international recovery, say officials.

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Staying Legal: Immigration laws for foreign workers

Legal consultants John Lichtefeld and Pedro Jose Bernardo with a guide to immigration law for expats, as Myanmar’s burgeoning markets continue to draw interest and investment from abroad.

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The Fine Print: Legal & tax insight

The MIC has issued three new notifications dealing with important aspects of foreign direct investments in Myanmar.

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Kissing sleeping beauty: Five drastic proposals for the Companies Act

Much like Sleeping Beauty, the Myanmar Companies Act has been kept in near pristine (some would say dormant) condition ever since the country gained independence in 1948.

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Foreign firm in microfinance joint venture

The subsidiary of Myanmar Investments International Ltd has signed an agreement with a local company to create a microfinance company in Myanmar.

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Australia, Canada stress improved laws to grow trade

Australian and Canadian trade ministers both made their pitch for increased trading ties between their respective countries and Myanmar, claiming an improved local legal environment is important to attracting business.

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Poultry producers flock against chicken importers

Mandalay Region’s poultry trade association is urging restrictions on imported chickens, claiming they could destabilise the local production industry.

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Focus on closing the ASEAN economic gap: minister

Minister of national planning and economic development U Kan Zaw calls for efforts to close the economic gap between different ASEAN countries.

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