Rangoon Chief Minister: ‘Public Support Is Our Strength’

RANGOON — When Phyo Min Thein was appointed Chief Minister of Rangoon Division in late March, the 46-year-old National League for Democracy lawmaker knew he would face multiple challenges, from deteriorating infrastructure to controversial development projects to foreign investment. The two-time political prisoner—who spent a total of 15 years behind bars—said that he learned perseverance […]

Myanmar signs MoU with South Korea for a 500-megawatt power plant

Myanmar has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea to build a 500-megawatt power plant which will use natural gas and garbage to generate power. The signing ceremony was held between Myanmar’s Hexa International Company and Korea Western Power jointly with Korea Electrical Manufacturers Association on September 3 at Sedona Hotel in Yangon. […]