Hiatus in timber smuggling from Myanmar to China

Monitoring of key crossing points along the Myanmar-China border by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals a sharp downturn in the volume of illegal timber being smuggled between the two countries during the past six months. In September 2015, EIA released the report Organised Chaos, which documented surging illicit trade in logs via the land […]

Mitsubishi, Hitachi to invest $20m in domestic train network

Riding on Myanmar’s antiquated railway network is not an experience for the impatient or infirm. American travel writer Paul Theroux, in The Great Railway Bazaar, quotes a policeman on the Yangon-Mandalay line as it breaks down for the fourth time. “It is a slow train,” he says. “Dirty and old – old coaches, old engines.” […]

Invitation to Open Tender for IP Transit Services; Closing Date: August 15, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Invitation to Open Tender for IP Transit Services 2014-II for Myanma Posts and Telecommunications   1. Myanma Posts and Teleommunications(MPT), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology invite open tender for IP Transit Services that to be used for […]