6,000 Tonnes of Rice to Be Shipped to Japan This Month

Myanmar will export 6,000 tonnes of rice to Japan this month, according to Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF). This is the second time Myanmar is going to export rice to Japan after Japan agreed to import rice from Myanmar for the first time in 40 years in 2013. In 2013, Myanmar won the tender to export […]

Singapore’s Navigat Creates Blueprint for Future Myanmar Power Deals

YANGON — A subsidiary of Singapore-based Navigat Group said on Monday it had begun supplying power under a purchasing agreement that will be the template for future deals by Myanmar, which has one of the lowest electrification rates in Asia. MAXpower (Thaketa) Co Ltd said it spent $35 million building a 50MW gas-fired plant in […]

Ooredoo, Telenor Finally Set to Get Myanmar Telecoms Licenses

YANGON — Qatar’s Ooredoo can begin rolling out a telecommunications network in Myanmar after its license is formally awarded this week, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Myanmar announced in June that Ooredoo and Norway’s Telenor Group had won licenses after a hotly contested bidding process to develop networks in one of the world’s […]