Myanmar elections will ‘not loosen military’s grip on business’

The outcome of Myanmar’s forthcoming national elections will do nothing to reduce the military’s business control over natural resources, but the return of a USDP-led government should ensure a continuing pro-business outlook from Nay Pyi Taw, a study said. The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) is expected to do well in the November elections, […]

Myanmar Forms Anti-bribery Commission to Fight Corruption

Myanmar has formed an Anti-Bribery Commission to fight corruption and bribery in government organisations, according to an announcement from the President’s Office. The 15-member Anti-Bribery Commission is headed by U Mya Win, a retired military serviceman. Former ambassador U Tin Oo was assigned as secretary to the commission, the announcement said. The formation of the […]

Myanmar Takes Precautions to Avoid SEA Games Blackouts

Consult-Myanmar welcomes you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 Yangon — Lacking confidence in the national power supply system, Burma’s Ministry of Sports will use generators for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Southeast Asian Games in Naypyidaw in December. The director of the ministry’s Public Affairs and Education Department said […]

Corruption issue raised in tender process for Yangon airport upgrade

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Questions are being raised about corruption in the process to select the tender winner for the upgrade of Yangon International Airport following the release of scorecards by the experts who were hired to evaluate the bidders. Local company […]