Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Bangladesh has discovered oil in two old gas fields in the country's northeastern region with an extractable reserve worth US$5.5 billion, the chairman of state-owned Petrobangla said Monday.
Monday, May 21, 2012
The suspension of U.S. sanctions barring investment in Myanmar in response to political reforms in the poor Southeast Asian state opens the door to U.S. firms queuing to scout for business in one of the last frontier markets.1 Comment
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Electricity Tariff Fixing Commission (ETFC) of Nepal is prepared to hike the retail electricity tariff by an average of 20 percent by mid-July with some conditions for the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), officials said.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Two of Asia's biggest stock exchanges are fighting for dominance in the world's hottest new frontier market as investors beat a path to Myanmar following the end of decades of military rule.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
As Myanmar prepares for an economic resurgence following the end of decades of military rule, wide-eyed firms from all over Asia are competing for a piece of the potentially lucrative pie.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Japan will write off billions of dollars in debt owed by Myanmar and restart development loans, the leaders of the two countries said on Saturday, in a further move to end the Southeast Asian nation's isolation and strengthen its nascent democracy.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Trading on Cambodia's stock exchange has begun for the first time after a state-run company completed its initial public offering.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Myanmar will set up a securities exchange with the help of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and Daiwa Securities Group as the resource-rich nation hunts for foreign investors after decades of isolation.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The Bhutan government is looking at liberalizing the wholesale business as a means to streamline the process of how goods are brought into the country and retailed to consumers.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Every table and much of the floor at Co-Operative Bank in Myanmar's commercial capital is stacked with thick bricks of the local kyat currency. Money counting machines clatter. Workers carry sacks of cash slung over their shoulders.