Myanmar Airways to sign with France’s ATR

The state-owned Myanmar Airways will sign an agreement with ATR Company from France to buy six new planes and open a repair station in Myanmar. “An MoU agreement was already signed on May 6 and the next stage is to sign an agreement at the Attorney General’s Office,” said Than Htun, managing director of Myanmar […]

Myanmar Seeks to Establish Direct Air Links with Europe

The government is discussing with some European countries to sign aviation agreements which will pave the way to establish direct air connections between Europe and the recently-opened Southeast Asian nation, a Directorate of Civil Aviation (DCA) official said. “Now we are discussing with Netherlands and France. Then we will continue to discuss with other countries,” […]

Japan-Myanmar business ties strengthen

In a sign of continued trade interest from Japan, the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) will stage an exhibition next month geared at promoting a variety of products from the long-time partner nation, officials said. Japan Festival 2014 will be held in Yangon at Tatmadaw Hall February 7 to 10 and will showcase Japanese-made electrical […]

Myanmar, EU to sign investment agreement

Myanmar will soon sign an investment protection agreement with the European Union to promote foreign investments, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). “The EU has begun to make investments in Myanmar. We have agreed with the EU on principle to sign an investment protection agreement. Soon, discussions will start. After signing the agreement, EU […]