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Prime Meridians – Myanmar, Mongolia And New Deals

This week in Pierce Points: Coal opponents scored a big win. U.S. courts ruled that approvals for new projects must consider climate change impacts. Zimbabwe’s top platinum mine teetered. The Mimosa mine’s operator Zimplats says it may close due to new export taxes. […]

3 Things About UPP Holdings Ltd (U09)

3 Things About UPP Holdings Ltd (U09)

3 Things About UPP Holdings Ltd (SGX:U09) by Goh Tee Leng, Value Edge UPP Holdings Limited is an investment holding company that engages in the manufacturing and sale of paper and paper packaging products in Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, rest of […]

Laos Powering Up – Matthews Asia

Laos Powering Up – Matthews Asia

Laos Powering Up by Matthews Asia During an official state visit to Hanoi in late April, Lao President Bounnhang Vorachith met with Vietnam Communist Party Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong in his drive to boost bilateral ties between the two […]

Has the China-ASEAN Affair Come to an End?

Has the China-ASEAN Affair Come to an End?

Has the China-ASEAN Affair Come to an End? For decades, rapid economic expansion in China has had a positive spillover effect on the Southeast Asian region, sparking unprecedented economic growth among smaller nations that lifted millions of people out of […]

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Matthews Asia: Myanmar, The Last Frontier

Myanmar, The Last Frontier by Taizo Ishida, Matthews Asia For me, Myanmar is the last of Asia’s frontier countries, and it represents an enormous investment opportunity. I first visited Yangon, one of Myanmar’s largest cities, with my colleague in June […]

Once Forbidden Frontiers

Once Forbidden Frontiers

Once Forbidden Frontier Markets by Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton Investments Investing in frontier markets can come with a higher degree of volatility than more established markets, but to my team and me, they offer exciting potential. Some of yesterday’s small, […]

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Myanmar Press Launches Blackout Protest

Myanmar has emerged as one of the world’s success stories in recent months after the long-isolated country began to open its doors and push for reform. The march towards modernity and a freer society, however, hasn’t been without its ups […]