Photo: Thura/Mizzima
27 June 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic is dealing a severe blow to Myanmar’s economy.
An electricity pylon stands on the hill near Thanlwin (Salween/ Namhkong) river in Shan State. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
30 May 2020
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $350 million credit from the...
The facade of the Yangon General Hospital in Yangon is pictured on March 24, 2020. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
21 April 2020
The World Bank has approved a US$50 million credit for the Myanmar COVID-19 Emergency...
29 March 2020
The new World Bank Country Director for Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao PDR, Mariam Sherman,...
Vehicles pass by the Indian President house as dust covers the skyline in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
18 February 2020
The India government and the World Bank on Monday signed a USD 450 million loan agreement...
25 January 2020
The bi-annual report from the World Bank, Myanmar Economic Monitor (MEM), covering the...
A man rides his bike across a road carrying toys to sell in Myanmar's city of Naypyidaw. Photo: EPA
14 January 2020
As a global multilateral development finance institution, the World Bank (WB) Group has a...
A general view shows the newly built Time City Complex in Yangon, Myanmar, 16 October 2019. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
31 October 2019
Myanmar has moved up in the Ease of Doing Business ranking to the 165th spot from 171...
Sule in downtown Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
15 October 2019
Key takeaways from the latest (Oct 2019) World Bank ‘Asia Pacific Economic Update –...
People walking on a pedestrian bridge in central Yangon. Photo: Sai AUng Main/AFP
01 October 2019
Myanmar has been ranked as one of the top 20 improvers in Doing Business 2020 by the...
School students play at a basic primary school in Kyaukme village, Dekkhinathiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Mizzima
19 September 2019
A loan of 100 million U.S. dollars from the World Bank International Development...
Myanmar farmers work at a paddy field on the outskirts of Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA
28 June 2019
The number of Myanmar people who suffered poverty has registered at 11.8 million, or 24.8...

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