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News Myanmar » Finance: KBZ Bank partners with Action Aid Myanmar to assist female farmers for financial assistance

News channel or source: http://www.mizzima.com/business-domestic/kbz-bank-partners-action-aid-myanmar-assist-female-farmers-financial-assistance
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

According to the pilot phase, KBZ Bank and Action Aid Myanmar allocated and invested the finance to support MMK one million to one and half million for each female farmer with an interest rate of 13 percent per year, with the coordination of the central ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Harbor Star poised to enter Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/other/harbor-star-poised-to-enter-myanmar/ar-BBJnp9J
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Monday, the company said Myanmar’s Ministry of Planning and Finance approved the incorporation of subsidiary Harbor Star East Asia (Myanmar) Ltd. “TUGS, through the said Myanmar subsidiary, intends to explore ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/myanmar-bulldozes-left-rohingya-muslim-villages-050655258.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

BANGKOK (AP) -- New satellite imagery of Myanmar's Rakhine state shows the country's government is using bulldozers to completely flatten dozens of Rohingya Muslim villages that were burned during violence last year. Human rights groups say authorities are ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Millions in Myanmar to Benefit from Disaster Preparedness

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/myanmar/millions-myanmar-benefit-disaster-preparedness
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

which will strengthen Myanmar’s disaster preparedness, was held today, with national and local government officials reporting on implementation progress. The event was jointly organized by the Ministry of Planning and Finance and the Yangon City ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Aung San Suu Kyi Scores 1st Win in Myanmar's Crumbling Peace Process

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/aung-san-suu-kyi-scores-first-win-myanmars-crumbling-peace-process/4257632.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Western governments consistently have backed Myanmar's peace process, offering advice and helping finance negotiations via a Joint Peace Fund. Entering government in early 2016, Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) inherited a process ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Cash is king in Myanmar, but for how long?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/cash-is-king-in-myanmar-but-for-how-long/ar-BBJpiej
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Since 2012, Myanmar has seen a steady economic growth, but most people in the Southeast Asian country still don't possess a bank account and prefer to use cash for financial dealings. Ate Hoekstra reports from Yangon. "If a customer wants to buy a new ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Myanmar road corridors threaten land and livelihoods

News channel or source: http://www.eco-business.com/news/myanmar-road-corridors-threaten-land-and-livelihoods/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Bowman argues that problems could be avoided if infrastructure is planned and designed in line with Myanmar’s EIA framework, with studies done to the standards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank, including undertaking ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Myanmar Investments International Ltd (

News channel or source: http://www.iii.co.uk/research/LSE:MIL/news/item/2680951
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

MIL's first investment in August 2014 was into Myanmar Finance International Limited ("MFIL") which today is one of the top 10 microfinance companies in Myanmar. Since MIL invested, MFIL's business has expanded rapidly; its loan portfolio has a CAGR of 145 ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Myanmar’s emerging belt road dilemma: China versus India

News channel or source: http://splash247.com/myanmars-emerging-belt-road-dilemma-china-versus-india/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The FC focus on commercial returns may see long delays in project finance whilst the BRI focus is on strategic returns, may allow Myanmar to emerge from poverty a lot quicker. The machinations of choice are interesting, but Myanmar has real options that ...

News Myanmar » Finance: Opinion: The health financing transition plays a crucial role in meeting UHC

News channel or source: https://www.devex.com/news/opinion-the-health-financing-transition-plays-a-crucial-role-in-meeting-uhc-92080
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Myanmar and the Kyrgyz Republic have a gross national income ... Cutting the “umbilical cord” of development finance too soon. The development community continues to sound the alarm that countries are pushed beyond the transition thresholds early.