Sule Square Project Stalled in Negotiations

RANGOON — The Sule Square project in Burma’s commercial capital of Rangoon is still under negotiation with the city’s municipal body to secure final approval of its construction, the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) told The Irrawaddy on Monday, because the developer has yet to fully agree to the committee’s modification demands for the project […]

Sule Square Project Breaches Building Regulations, Says Inspection Committee

RANGOON—The High-Rise Inspection Committee (HIC) of Rangoon’s municipal body said that the Sule Square commercial complex includes two extra floors for which the developers do not have permission to add. Construction of the 23-floor structure is nearly complete. Aung San Win, secretary of the HIC within the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), told The Irrawaddy […]

Trial of Traders Hotel bombing suspects continues

The trial of suspects allegedly linked to the spate of bomb blasts in Yangon last October, including a blast at the former Traders Hotel, is continuing, sources from the Western District Court said. Three men are on trial at the court for a plot to bomb the Western Park Ruby Restaurant in Ahlone Township. The […]

Traders Hotel Yangon rebranded as Sule Shangri-La

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts today announced Traders Hotel, Yangon in Myanmar has rebranded to operate as Sule Shangri-La, Yangon following an extensive renovation that took two-and-a-half years to complete. The 484-room hotel, which is positioned on Sule Pagoda Road near the landmark namesake pagoda that is over 2,000 years old, has been a major fixture […]

Myanmar Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of May and June 2014

Sr.No Exhibition/Conference Event From Event To Venue Organiser 1 Myanmar Medi-Phar Expo 15/05/2014 17/05/2014 UMFCCI Building VINEXAD 2 Myanmar Urban Development Conference 2014 25/05/2014 28/05/2014 Traders Hotel Sphere Conferences 3 Cosmobeaute Myanmar 06/06/2014 08/06/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre ECMI Trade Fairs S.E.A Sdn Bhd 4 Build Tech Myanmar 21/06/2014 23/06/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre Sphere Exhibits Pte […]

Myanmar Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of March and April 2014

Sr.No Exhibition/Conference Name Event From Event To Venue Organiser 1 Myanmar Supply Chain Management Conference 04/03/2014 06/03/2014 Traders Hotel Sphere Conference 2 Communicast Myanmar 05/03/2014 07/03/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre Allworld Exhibitions 3 Myanmar Construction Summit 2014 11/03/2014 12/03/2014 Park Royal Centre for Management Technology 4 Myanmar Civil Aviation Development Conference 2014 24/03/2014 26/03/2014 TBA Sphere […]

Lotte Beverage enters Myanmar

Lotte has entered Myanmar’s beverage market as a bottler for PepsiCo, the company said last week. Lotte Chilsung Beverage, the beverage division of the country’s fifth largest business conglomerate, launched LOTTE-MGS Beverage at the Traders Hotel in Yangon on January 29. A total of 150 high-ranking officials from Lotte and MGS as well as Myanmar […]

Tycoon’s Plans for Putao Come under Scrutiny

MYITKYINA, Kachin State — Surrounded by Myanmar’s highest, snow-capped mountains, the remote and rugged Putao Valley in northern Kachin State is a place of stunning beauty and pristine mountain landscapes. This wilderness amid the Himalayan foothills is home to unique wildlife and vast forests, endangered Himalayan Yew trees and rare orchids, and even a small […]

Myanmar to maintain maximum security for Ngwe Saung during the SEA Games

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 A 500-strong police force will maintain maximum security for Ngwe Saung Beach during the 27th SEA Games, according to Ayeyarwady Region Police Force. The 27th Southeast Asian Games is scheduled to be held in Nay Pyi Taw, the new capital of Myanmar, as […]

Myanmar Police Say Karen Businessmen Plotted Bombings

RANGOON — Rangoon Division’s police chief says a group of ethnic Karen businessmen allegedly planned the recent string of bomb blasts in Burma to scare off foreign investors from their resource-rich Karen State. The police have detained eight suspects following bomb blasts in several states and divisions over the past week, the police chief said […]