Rubber fuel plant scheme underway in Mon State

The Mon State Government and Toyo-Thai Corporation Public Co., Ltd [TTC Public Co., Ltd] are planning to construct a rubber waste pellet fuel plant within the state, according to Mon State’s Investment and Companies Directorate Department. Representatives of the TTC Public Co., Ltd met with Mon State’s Investment and Companies Directorate Department officials on Friday […]

The first affordable housing rolled out in Mon State

The first affordable housing projects in Mon State will reportedly be rolled out in Chaungzone and Thanbyuzayat Townships in the wake of the current rainy season, according to the Mon State government. U Wunna Kyaw, Mon State Minister of Planning, Finance and Immigration, has announced sales of units within the affordable housing estates will be […]

Short-term and long-term land grants issued to applicants with no record of land disputes

ONLY applicants who have never been involved in land disputes have been granted leases of land for 10 years or 30 years in accordance with Upper Myanmar Land and Tax regulations and Lower Myanmar Town and Villages regulations, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Maj-Gen Aung Soe told the Amyotha Hluttaw yesterday. Respective district commissioners have […]

In Mon State, expanding quarries threaten farms

On a recent afternoon in May, the farmers of OhnTitbin Village Tract were tending to their betel nut and rubber plantations when a loud blast erupted at the foot of Kalama Mountain and shook the ground. Workers had set off an explosion in a local quarry located about 10 km away and a cloud of […]

Entrepreneurs ask finance minister to reconsider special tax

Planning and Finance Minister U Kyaw Win received a barrage of requests to cut taxes during a meeting with a group of almost 50 business associations in Yangon earlier this week. The minister met with entrepreneurs at the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, to ask their opinions on economic development and learn […]

Plans resume for offshore oil exploration base camp in Mon State

THE Myanmar Offshore Supply Base Limited, a partnership between Singaporean and Myanmar companies, is planning the implementation of an offshore exploration base camp close by Mon State’s Kyaikkhami Township, according to the Mon State government. Efforts are currently being made to secure a permit from the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). Should a permit be issued, […]

Local Myanmar Company with mining rights for Llemenite, Zircon & Monazite looking for foreign investor

Our client is Burmese company with mining rights in heavy mineral sands such as Llmenite, Zircon and Monazite and industrial scale processing of Titanium Oxide and Rare Earth Oxide in the Mon State, Myanmar. Our client is looking for foreign investors with capital and is interested in investing in the mining sector in Myanmar. Interested […]

New Industrial Zone in Mon State to open this month

The Kyauktan Industrial Zone Implementation Committee has announced that the Kyauktan Industrial Zone, located in Mon State, will officially be opened on 26 March. Basic industrial zone infrastructure, including roads, bridges, water and electricity supply have recently been completed after a construction period of two years. “Implementation of the industrial zone is now about 90 […]

Mon State brick kiln enterprises hit by appreciated expenses, waning sales

According to brick makers in Mon State’s Thaton Township, an increase in manufacturing expenses of earth brick kiln enterprises has coincided with a waning of sales, resulting in low profits. The combination of waning brick sales, the destruction of bricks from torrential rains, together with an appreciation in value of wood fuel, has resulted in […]

Private gas-fired power project adds 230MW to national grid

A new privately run gas-fired power plant has joined the national grid system, boosting Myanmar’s power capacity, according to state newspapers. In 2011, Myanmar had 10 state-owned gas-fired power plants, with a total capacity of 270 megawatts (MW). Since then, 10 privately run gas-fired power plants have been connected to the national grid, bringing total […]