Reclusive and sealed off during its five decades of military rule, Myanmar is now in the throes of democratic and economic reforms, which - if analysts are to be believed - could completely transform the country. Can Myanmar solve its social and... [See video]
Myanmar Tycoon Zaw Zaw, Chairman of Max Myanmar, a leading construction conglomerate, speaks to Myanmar Focus Daily on his plan in moving his empire to compete in a more liberalized economy and to become a regional player. [See video]
Andrew Rickards, chief executive officer of Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., which develops properties in Myanmar, talks about the prospects for the nation's economic growth and investment opportunities. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg... [See video]
The opportunities are big but so are the risks to investing in Myanmar as it leaves behind its military dictatorship. Investors need to dig in to the country's banking system, regulation, ethnic strife and infrastructure, according to experts. (June 20,... [See video]
A key focus of the World Economic Forum East Asia is trade opportunities as host nation Myanmar opens up to the world. Indonesia is now South East Asia's largest economy, but its growth hasn't always been easy. Jim Middleton speaks with Mari Pangestu,... [See video]
Business leaders from a range of industries are at the World Economic Forum in Myanmar, keen to enter one of Asia's last untouched markets. President Thein Sein's Government has embarked on a campaign to woo foreign investment into the country, but human... [See video]
BBC World News presenter Babita Sharma explored the challenges for business looking towards Burma for new opportunities there. She spoke to the BBC's Chief Business correspondent, Linda Yueh, and to Dan Slater, a British businessman based in Tokyo who... [See video]
Burma is a country undergoing extraordinary economic and political change.
And for the first time in nearly 50 years, its current head of state has just visited the White House.
But while President Thein Sein is on the international stage looking... [See video]
Myanmar Time is 6:30 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. For example on a Monday at midnight in Yangon , it will be:
New York (Eastern Standard) 1230 hours on Monday
London (GMT) 1730 hours on Monday
Bangkok 0030... ... More