Myanmar’s first electronic bill payment solution launched

2C2P a leading Southeast Asian (SEA) payment services provider, and Myanmar Payment Union (MPU), the national payment network of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, have launched Myanmar’s first electronic bill payment solution, easyBills according to a media release on 9 June. 2C2P and MPU are providing a non-cash payment option for prepaid phone […]

Marine cargo insurance available

The Myanmar Insurance Business Supervisory Board has announced that it will allow private companies to offer marine cargo insurance. Dr Maung Maung Thein, chairman of the board, said: “Now private insurance companies have got experience we will allow them to deliver new insurance services.” Since its inception, the board has allowed six types of insurance: […]

DRD invites Expressions of Interest for Main Implementation Consultants of ERLIP; Closing Date: March 2nd 2015

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development (MLFRD), Department of Rural Development (DRD) Enhancing Rural Livelihoods and Incomes Project (ERLIP) – JFPR 9174-MYA (ADB) Assignment Title: Main Implementation Consultants (MIC) The Republic of the Union of Myanmar received a USD 12 million grant from Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) […]

Myanmar upgrades civil aviation business to boost air transport

YANGON, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) — Myanmar is upgrading its civil aviation business in a bid to boost the air transport sector amid growing tourist arrivals in the country year-on-year. As part of the move, it has recently corporatized Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) in operation to facilitate investment in air transportation technology and services. The corporatization […]

Another Thilawa SEZ’s One Stop Services Center to open

Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Limited is planning to launch an additional “One Stop Services Centre” in Thilawa Special Economic Zone in the middle of next year, according to the vice president of the company. One Stop Services Centre provides services such as setting up a company, visa application, labour registration and services for export and […]

Ministry of Rail Transportation invites Expression of Interest to operate luxury trains for tourists; Closing Date: October 15th, 2014

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Rail Transportation Myanma Railways Invitation for (Expression of Interest) to the local/international private companies for the joint venture business of transporting the tourist to the whole country by the (Luxury Tourist Train) 1. In line with the National Development Plan, the Government of the Republic of […]

US group touts roles in support of multinationals

Local companies ought to eye opportunities to supply large American multinationals with the goods and services they need to invest in the region, according to US-ASEAN Business Council president Alexander Feldman. American officials hope to discuss business opportunities when a Myanmar delegation led by Minister for the President’s Office U Soe Thein visits New York […]

ASEAN free trade must consider development gap – Than Htut

Myanmar’s vice director of the ministry of national panning and economic development has said that the ASEAN region needs to renegotiate its free trade agreement to account for the development gap between richer and poorer countries. Than Htut was addressing the 25th high level meeting of the ASEAN Economic Community held at the Sedona Hotel […]