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    1. April 24, 2016

      Big Pharma hunts for malaria drugs to fight mosquito resistance

      China’s first Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine was 419 years in the making. Tu Youyou, an 85 year-old chemist,...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      April 12, 2016

      Thingyan celebrations

      A policeman directs traffic as Myanmar revellers and tourists take part in wet celebration marking Thingyan, a water...

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    1. April 8, 2016

      Myanmar investors flock to stock market after decades-long wait

      Myanmar investors from students to seafarers have flocked for a frenetic first plunge into the stock market since the...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      April 6, 2016

      Yangon Zoological Gardens

      A monkey jumps from a branch at Yangon Zoological Gardens in Yangon, Myanmar Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) is...

    3. April 1, 2016

      Myanmar mood change as new era begins

      Sobriety was the name of the game at the Myanmar presidential palace dinner this week to mark the return of...

    4. March 30, 2016

      China looks to export surplus energy to Germany

      China’s proposed investments in long-distance, ultra-high voltage (UHV) power transmission lines will pave the way for...

    5. March 30, 2016

      Myanmar marks historic power handover to Aung San Suu Kyi’s party

      Myanmar has sworn in its first civilian-dominated government for more than 50 years in the latest chapter of an...

    6. March 28, 2016

      Myanmar’s military parades its power on eve of transition

      Myanmar’s military has delivered a sharp reminder of its political sway on the eve of a transition to the first...

    7. March 22, 2016

      Aung San Suu Kyi set for Myanmar cabinet role

      Myanmar’s president-elect nominated Aung San Suu Kyi to join the incoming cabinet on Tuesday, giving the National...

    8. March 18, 2016

      On the bike to Mandalay

      We didn’t appreciate quite how out of place we looked until the little girl in the brickmaking compound near Mandalay...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      March 15, 2016

      Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Parliament

      National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manama’s parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar....

    10. Fast FT

      March 14, 2016

      Myanmar bourse to start trading on March 25

      Myanmar will finally ring the trading bell on its bourse. The Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), the south east Asian...

    11. March 10, 2016

      Aung San Suu Kyi picks close aide to be Myanmar president

      Aung San Suu Kyi has picked a long-time confidant to become Myanmar’s history-making new president, after failing to...

    12. March 9, 2016

      Suu Kyi seeks aid from Japan as Myanmar presidential vote looms

      Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed for more aid from Japan in an early sign of the likely battle for influence between world...

    13. March 1, 2016

      The Great Land Rush: Myanmar – The dispossessed

      Hla Ohn May still weeps when she takes the road past the twisted white piping of the gas terminal near the western...

    14. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2016

      Will Myanmar's wait-and-see investors take the plunge?

      There has been renewed interest among investors in Myanmar following the National League for Democracy’s landslide...

    15. February 12, 2016

      US to corral Asean support in South China Sea spat

      Later this year an obscure international tribunal in The Hague will issue a decision about contested islands in the...

    16. February 8, 2016

      Myanmar delay gives Aung San Suu Kyi last presidency chance

      A delay in nominating Myanmar's new president has created new hopes among supporters that Aung San Suu Kyi can thrash...

    17. February 2, 2016

      Lawsgroup’s journey from Hong Kong to Myanmar

      Before his death in 1996, the Hong Kong textile tycoon Law Ting-pong handwrote a letter of wishes in which he expressed...

    18. February 1, 2016

      Myanmar MPs throng to take seats in NLD-dominated parliament

      Myanmar has once more made history in its transition from military rule with the launch of its first civilian-dominated...

    19. January 28, 2016

      Leader hails ‘triumph’ as Myanmar prepares for historic handover

      President Thein Sein on Thursday hailed the “triumph” of Myanmar’s shift from military rule as his country prepares for...

    20. January 21, 2016

      China and Myanmar’s SEZs: strategic partnership or can of worms?

      Since coming to power in 2011, Myanmar’s President Thein Sein has distanced the country from its previously tight-knit...

    21. January 18, 2016

      FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2016 open for submissions

      The Financial Times is pleased to announce the launch of the submission process for the third Innovative Lawyers report...

    22. December 16, 2015

      FT Seasonal Appeal: Thailand’s slave ships on the retreat

      Two big food companies have made extraordinary admissions about forced labour and a former top anti-trafficking...

    23. December 11, 2015

      Women of 2015: Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition politician

      There may be world leaders who have had to wait longer than Aung San Suu Kyi to see a stolen election victory honoured,...

    24. December 10, 2015

      Creation of economic community forges new Asean era

      If there was an award for the most polite regional grouping in the world, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

    25. December 9, 2015

      The fiction of a unified, harmonised Asean

      If you think European nations are having a hard time holding it together — strained by disputes over immigration,...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      December 8, 2015

      River bank football

      Children play football on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy river in Mandalay, Myanmar on Tuesday ...

    27. FT Alphaville

      December 8, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Taleb: “Three sets of five until exhaustion.” - “In a conference call, because you don’t have...

    28. December 8, 2015

      Myanmar bourse launches long quest for regional stardom

      Myanmar will finally ring the trading bell to launch its new stock exchange on Wednesday but bold talk that Asia’s...

    29. November 29, 2015

      Myanmar: Ho Chi Minting it

      When a new market opens, bullishness often prevails. Familiarity has not yet had time to breed contempt. This is...

    30. November 29, 2015

      Asean would be wise to beef up its powers

      The Association of Southeast Asian Nations should be an economic powerhouse. Asean’s population of 625m is set to grow...

    31. Tech blog

      November 25, 2015

      #techFT - Per Amazon Ad Astra

      Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos has landed a first for space travel, Adele has herself a new record of the sales kind, Isis...

    32. November 25, 2015

      Microsoft enters minefield of Myanmar business with IT deal

      Microsoft has stepped into the minefield of business in post-military era Myanmar by striking a deal with a...

    33. November 17, 2015

      Aung San Suu Kyi’s victory sets democracy example to neighbours

      The landslide win by Aung San Suu Kyi’s party in Myanmar’s election caps a striking role reversal that has seen the...

    34. November 13, 2015

      From dictatorship to democracy in Myanmar

      Aung San Suu Kyi has won a remarkable victory in Myanmar’s first free elections for 25 years. Ever since the military...

    35. November 13, 2015

      Aung San Suu Kyi, the Lady who was never for turning

      It has taken Aung San Suu Kyi a quarter of a century to win a second chance of power in Myanmar, after the ruling...

    36. November 13, 2015

      Aung San Suu Kyi party wins historic Myanmar election

      Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar opposition party has won a crushing overall parliamentary majority in a historic election...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      November 12, 2015

      Myanmar shower

      People shower in a street in Yangon on Thursday ...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      November 12, 2015

      The daily grit

      Labourers unload gravel from a boat docked in Dala township, opposite Yangon city, Myanmar ...

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