Pandaw to Offer Myanmar Cruise to Mergui Archipelago

Pandaw has announced the launch of four new reconnaissance voyages in the south of Myanmar and the remote Mergui Archipelago. The sailings will depart in February and March 2016 aboard the MY Drenec, an expedition with five cabins, including a spacious upper deck owner’s suite. Each cabin has its own bathroom. The ship, which was […]

MOSB to Set Up Supply Base in Mawlamyine to Serve Myanmar’s Oil, Gas

Myanmar Offshore Supply Base (MOSB) Ltd., a subsidiary of Singapore-based 2 Fish Pte. Ltd., whose commercial activities and business development are centered in its head office in Yangon, Myanmar, has embarked on its latest and most ambitious venture at the start of 2015, the company said Thursday. Its pioneering investment at Mawlamyine (formerly known as […]

Is Burma’s healthcare system in recovery?

A few patients wearing wrinkled longyi stroll through a hallway so quiet that their conversation echoes through the North Okkalapa General Hospital, the second largest public hospital in Rangoon [Yangon]. There are no obvious signs of modernity in the facilities or atmosphere of the 40-year-old building. A wheezing air-conditioner and numerous scratches on the pale, […]