Malaysia bolsters efforts to attract medical tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia is stepping up efforts to compete with Singapore and Thailand to attract Myanmar medical tourists. This weekend, the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, an organisation set up by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to promote Malaysia as – in the words of its website – “a unique destination for world-class healthcare services”, launched a year-long partnership […]

Chinese firms seek business link with Myanmar

YANGON, March 10 (Xinhua) — A delegation comprising business leaders from 40 state-owned enterprises from China’s eastern port of Tianjin on Tuesday held a meeting with their Myanmar counterparts to explore businesses and trade opportunities. The Tianjin delegation was led by Li Fuming, Chairman of state- owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Tianjin Municipal […]

Parami talks oil and gas – Analysis

Parami Energy Development is a branch of the Parami Group of Companies, working in the oil and gas industry in Myanmar. Parami CEO U Ken Tun here discusses Myanmar’s energy sector, including his view of investment, local requirements, production and exports. In the last bidding round in 2012, the government awarded seven international exploration companies […]

Chinese and Indian Firms Tipped for Kyaukphyu SEZ Bidding Race

The Burmese government call for international bids to develop a proposed Special Economic Zone around Kyaukphyu on the western coast makes no mention of existing MoUs already signed with Chinese and Japanese companies, and reportedly involving noted crony Burmese businessman Tay Za. The announcement raises questions over these previous agreements, but an economic expert on […]