Myanmar drafts national energy policy

Myanmar is drafting a national energy policy which meets international standard and comprehensive suggestions from development partnership organizations and experts are being invited for the draft, official media reported Wednesday. Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun told the National Energy Management Committee that socio-economic development of the country cannot achieve success as expected not because […]

Gubelin Gem Lab eyes ‘Ruby Land’

Gubelin Gem Lab, a Swiss company that has a regional office in Hong Kong, sent foreign gemologists to Mogok, known as “Ruby Land”, in early July to test gemstones in the area, which has previously been off-limits to foreigners. “After the government allowed foreigners into Mogok in April we received permission for our technicians to […]

Opportunities and challenges as Colliers opens office in Myanmar

Colliers International becomes the first international real estate services company to open an office in Myanmar. “We see huge potential in the country, with many of our clients seeking new opportunities in what is arguably the last major frontier market in the region,” CEO Piers Brunner said yesterday. “It is important for us to have […]