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 […]

Upgrading the Rangoon Commute: Bus Rapid Transport

RANGOON – Two young women with metal milk cans run for the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) after hurriedly arriving at downtown Rangoon’s Lanmadaw Township station; the BRT bus had arrived minutes earlier and was pulling away from the stop. The driver gestures for them to proceed, where he waits. At peak hour, commuting to and […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise to invite open tender for Teak Logs & Conversion; Closing Date: February 20th & 23rd , 2015

Ministry Of Environmental Conservation And Forestry Myanma Timber Enterprise Export Marketing & Milling Department Invitation For Open Tender 1. Myanma Timber Enterprise will sell teak & hardwood round logs and sawn timbers by open tenders in us dollars. particulars of the open tender sales are as follows: (a) Date & Time (20-2-2015) (23-2-2015) (13:00) pm […]