The Land Rush in Myanmar

After decades of military rule, Myanmar at last has a democratically elected government. Longtime opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party took charge in March, with her ally Htin Kyaw becoming president and the Nobel laureate herself serving as foreign affairs minister. In response, the U.S. last month announced a partial rollback of economic sanctions […]

Bago Election commission invites open tender to build the building; Closing date: Dec 24, 2015

Invitation for Open Tender 1. Open tender are invited to build the building for department of Bago Election commission in Bago, Bago region in fiscal year 2015-2016. 2. For details information can be inquired to Ph: 052-2201848, 052-2201314 during office hours 3. Tender closing date & Time – Dec 24, 2015 (9:00 Am) 4. Tender […]

Seeds No Longer Need Inspection: Ministry

The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced that it has withdrawn the need for phytosanitary certificates to import seeds. Previously, if a company wanted to import seeds, they needed both a phytosanitary certificate as well as an import certificate, which would have to be submitted together to the Department of Agriculture. Seed importers also had to […]

Myanmar Teachers and Administrators Complete Educational Leadership Training at WIU; Second Myanmar Group at Western Since 2014 MOU Agreement Established

MACOMB, IL — Last Monday, 30 teachers and administrators from across Myanmar completed leadership training at Western Illinois University. As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at expanding educational opportunities between Western and the International Language & Business Center (ILBC) of Yangon (Myanmar), the teachers took part in the “Educational Leadership Institute.” The […]

Shwedagon and Yangon cannot be divided, says forum speaker

Shwedagon Pagoda is the historical and cultural centre of Yangon, and if its character should fade, the character of Yangon will also fade away, said Daw Hlaing Maw Oo, assistant director of the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development’s Urban and Regional Planning Division. If modern high-rise buildings are built close to the pagoda, […]