Write on Monday, 02 March 2015 Published in Regional
Myanmar President U Thein Sein meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nay Pyi Taw in November, 2014. Photo: Narendra Modi/Twitter

Myanmar President U Thein Sein meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nay Pyi Taw in November, 2014. Photo: Narendra Modi/Twitter

The Indian government, hoping to give more teeth to its “Act East Policy,” has decided to expand the country’s economic links with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam by promoting private sector investments in these countries through a project development company, reports the Economic Times on March 2.

Write on Friday, 30 January 2015 Published in Development
Myanmar President U Thein Sein (R) greets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) next to Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) during the 12th ASEAN India Summit at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 12, 2014. Photo: Rungroj Yangrit/EPA
Myanmar President U Thein Sein (R) greets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) next to Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) during the 12th ASEAN India Summit at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 12, 2014. Photo: Rungroj Yangrit/EPA

India is interested in investing in infrastructure development projects in Thailand, and will use Myanmar as a bridge to reach the rest of ASEAN according to the Bangkok Post on January 30.