Yangon government eyes southern seaport

The Yangon Region government is looking into the possibility of building a seaport in the south of the city as part of a plan drawn up with the help of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). U Toe Aung, deputy head of Yangon City Development Committee’s City Planning and Land Administration Department, said the plan […]

KOICA helps Myanmar cope with effects of climate change

BAGAN, Myanmar — Endless rows of yellow-green, tender young trees soughed in the breeze, churning out rustling sounds across a serene forest in Bagan, Myanmar. A 10-minute walk led to a more exuberant section where taller and lusher eucalyptuses, neems and acacias towered on the backdrop of a mountain. The once barren land is turning […]

CB Bank chair to open industrial zone

The chair of one of Myanmar’s largest banks is turning his hand to a new sector, with a plan to open Taungoo township’s first industrial zone, which he hopes will entice hundreds of thousands of migrant workers back to the area. Chair of Co-operative Bank U Khin Maung Aye also chairs the Kaung Myanmar Aung […]

Compensation for Yangon-Dala bridge to be paid this month

In an apparent effort to ensure good relations with local residents and avoid the problems that have dogged other development projects, local authorities have agreed to pay compensation in advance to people forced to move to make way for the Yangon-Dala Bridge. The committee set up for the purpose has announced that compensation will be […]

KOICA’s Invitation to Bid for Construction Work, closing date: 20th May, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Invitation to Bid The Korea International Cooperation Agency [KOICA] Myanmar Office invites eligible bidders of any firms from any country to express their interest in an International Open Competitive Bid to provide for construction service. This is to […]

Korea, Myanmar boost forestry cooperation

Forestry experts from Korea and Myanmar met on April 8 to boost cooperation in the forestry sector. The meeting was held at the Government Complex in Daejeon and was part of the 8th Korea-Myanmar Forestry Cooperative Committee. Delegates from the Myanmar Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry and the Korea Forest Service (KFS) attended the […]