Tata group opens new office in Yangon

The Tata group has announced the establishment of a new office premises in Yangon, strengthening its presence in Myanmar, the company said in a statement on 22 September. The office, set up by Tata International, will be a central hub for Tata companies, and will further enhance and strengthen the group’s engagement with stakeholders in […]

Tata Group set to focus on Vietnam, Myanmar

MUMBAI: At least seven companies of India’s oldest conglomerate, Tata Sons, have zeroed in on Vietnam and Myanmar as markets that need to be penetrated into. Growing economies and an expanding middle class, as well as pacts with global powers and tax incentives have made these countries important for firms that seek to reach out […]

Coal-fired power planned, but on hold

Coal-fired power plants are still on the way despite concern over their social and environmental impacts raised by civil society groups. “We are explaining coal-fire power projects in public,” said deputy minister of electric power U Aung Than Oo. “We are still trying to get peoples’ understanding. Coal-fired projects will move to the next step […]

India’s Tata to develop coal power plant in Pathein

Indian power producer Tata Power has reached an agreement with the government to build a new coal-fired plant in Ayeyarwady Region, officials said. Deputy minister for electric power U Aung Than Oo told The Myanmar Times that the two sides had agreed in April in general terms on a contract to build at least one […]