US says Kerry broke no sanctions on Myanmar hotel

The United States said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry technically abided his own government’s laws after he stayed in Myanmar at a hotel owned by a sanctioned tycoon. Myanmar, the host of talks this week among Southeast Asian foreign ministers in its showcase capital Naypyidaw, put up Kerry and his entourage at the […]

U.S. Companies in Myanmar: Doing Business Responsibly

The U.S. Government supports efforts to set a high standard for responsible business conduct in Myanmar and believes that this will have long-lasting positive impacts for both U.S. business and the Burmese people. Through the U.S. Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements, U.S. companies making significant investments in Myanmar must be fully transparent about payments made to […]

Invitation to foreign and local companies to express interest (EOI) in providing Broadband Wi-Fi service in Myanmar. Dateline: 30th November 2013.

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) plans to supply Broadband Wireless (Wi-Fi) in public areas in Myanmar via Joint Venture with both foreign and local companies. The service will enable easy and convenient access to the […]

American Chamber of Commerce to Launch Myanmar Chapter

The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will launch a Burma chapter at the end of the month, another signal that businesses from the United States are showing a greater interest in a country that was off-limits to most American investors until-mid 2012. The launch event will take place at Rangoon’s Chatrium Hotel on Oct. 31 […]

Major US Companies Slow to Report Myanmar Investments

More than two months after the United States published the first reports by American companies investing in Burma, big name brands such as Cisco, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Visa remain absent from the filings, which are posted on the website of the US Embassy in Burma. American companies putting US$500,000 or more into Burma or investing […]

Redlink to provide free Wi-Fi for 27th SEA Games

Consult-Myanmar welcomes you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 YANGON, July 26 (Xinhua) — Host Myanmar will provide Wi-Fi free zones in Yangon and Ngwe Saung beach during the upcoming 27th Southeast Asian Games to be held in December, local media reported Friday. The services are provided by RedLink Communications Company of […]