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Banks, military are main buyers of government debt

Banks, military are main buyers of government debt

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 23: The biggest backers of government-issued debt as seen from the auctions of bonds and bills are...

Border trade disruption could last a while

Border trade disruption could last a while

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 23: Trade disruption from recent attacks by armed groups along the Myanmar-China border may last longer than...

No cakewalk for businesses

No cakewalk for businesses

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 23: A CAKE manufacturer thinking that she did not have enough money for an outlet of her...

Apple warns its new credit card shouldn't go in your wallet - or your pocket, or your purse

Apple warns its new credit card shouldn't go...

Ottawa (Canada) August 23: In Apple's attempt to completely rethink the credit card, it may have lost sight of how...

ACC Network goes live as college sports wars heat up

ACC Network goes live as college sports wars...

New York (USA) August 23: With competition among major college sports conferences at an all-time high, the long-awaited launch of...

'47 Meters Down: Uncaged': Not your average shark week

'47 Meters Down: Uncaged': Not your average shark...

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 22: We rarely see it coming.

US, Japan investors wooed by Myanmar at forum

US, Japan investors wooed by Myanmar at forum

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Myanmar continues to woo Japan and the US as a source of investments even as the...

Eels stranded between Kutkai and Muse written off by traders

Eels stranded between Kutkai and Muse written off...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Twenty trucks carrying 10,000 kilograms of eel each have been stranded between Kutkai in Shan State...

Pulse prices fall as India buys less

Pulse prices fall as India buys less

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Prices of pulses have dropped this month compared to last month following lower demand from India,...

PTT, Indian consortium to supply electricity and gas for "New City"

PTT, Indian consortium to supply electricity and gas...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Thailand's PTT Group and an Indian consortium have been chosen by the Yangon "New City" megaproject...

PTT, Indian consortium to supply electricity and gas for "New City"

PTT, Indian consortium to supply electricity and gas...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Thailand's PTT Group and an Indian consortium have been chosen by the Yangon "New City" megaproject...

Telenor, Jazz offer to pay licence renewal fee in full, but on their terms

Telenor, Jazz offer to pay licence renewal fee...

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 22: The two telecom operators - Telenor and Jazz - on Wednesday announced to pay the licence...

Another hurdle crossed as FATF meetings loom

Another hurdle crossed as FATF meetings loom

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 22: The Asia-Pacific Group - a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - has...

More telcos complain about CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates

More telcos complain about CRTC decision on wholesale...

Ottawa (Canada) August 22: Shaw Communications Inc. and Videotron have joined major Canadian telecom companies that have expressed concern over...

Retirement account millionaires rise at Fidelity

Retirement account millionaires rise at Fidelity

New York (USA) August 22: The number of people with 401(k) and IRA balances that topped a million dollars hit...

PT PP eyes Krakatau Steel's subsidiary to strengthen water supply business

PT PP eyes Krakatau Steel's subsidiary to strengthen...

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 21: Publicly listed state-owned construction firm PT PP is set to acquire steel producer PT Krakatau Steel's...

Growing mobile penetration gives Myanmar fintech a big boost

Growing mobile penetration gives Myanmar fintech a big...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 21: Financial technology services in Myanmar have boomed following an increasing number of mobile users, according to...

US, Japan investors wooed by Myanmar at forum

US, Japan investors wooed by Myanmar at forum

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 21: Myanmar continues to woo Japan and the US as a source of investments even as the...

CB Insurance and Thai Life signs JV agreement

CB Insurance and Thai Life signs JV agreement

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 21: Yangon-based Citizen Business Insurance Public Ltd (CB Insurance) has formalised a joint venture with Thai Life...

Parliament moves ahead with new fisheries law

Parliament moves ahead with new fisheries law

Male' (Maldives) August 21: After two days of vigorous debate, parliament on Tuesday voted to accept legislation proposed by the...

Current account deficit contracts 73pc in July

Current account deficit contracts 73pc in July

Karachi (Pakistan) August 21: The current account deficit (CAD) shrank by a massive 73 per cent in the first month...

NFL may expand season, cut preseason games

NFL may expand season, cut preseason games

New York (USA) August 21: NFL players and owners are open to cutting the preseason short in order to expand...

Harley-Davidson's 5 new models to look for in 2020| Busines

Harley-Davidson's 5 new models to look for in...

New York (USA) August 21: Harley-Davidson just announced the dynamic new lineup of motorcycles it will be releasing in 2020....

XFL huddles up for team names and logos unveiling

XFL huddles up for team names and logos...

New York (USA) August 21: Vince McMahon's XFL is set to reveal the team names and logos of its eight...

Economist reacts to high numbers of New Yorkers fleeing to Florida because of high state taxes

Economist reacts to high numbers of New Yorkers...

New York (USA) August 21: Heritage Foundation chief economist Steve Moore reacted to the high numbers of New Yorkers who...

Inka aims to secure Rp 7 trillion worth of order contracts from African, Asian countries

Inka aims to secure Rp 7 trillion worth...

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 20: State-owned train manufacturing company PT Industri Kereta Api Indonesia (Inka) is expecting to earn Rp 7.2...

Medco looks for strategic investors to support power plant development

Medco looks for strategic investors to support power...

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 20: Publicly listed energy company PT Medco Energi Internasional plans to sell shares of its subsidiary PT...