Education Reform to support Myanmar’s Industrialization Strategy

I was born in the town of Kanyutkwin in Bago Division, Myanmar in 1990. I left the country in 2005 to further my education in Singapore. When I came back to Yangon for work early this year, I noticed that the streets are more crowded; the traffic are worse; there are more high-rise in the […]

Insurance in Myanmar: Spreading the Risk

Even though insurance has been around for over one hundred and fifty years in Myanmar, it has all the makings of a new phenomenon.  Before independence in 1948, there were between eighty to one hundred firms operating.  As a republic with a short stint of democracy at its birth and subsequent decades of military rule, […]

Ministry of Information: Request for Information for Color Printing Press. Closing Date 24 Apr 2017.

  Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Invitation to printing press vendors News and Periodicals Enterprise under the Ministry of Information, is planning to purchase 4 unit of high performance, long-life 4 Hi Tower color printing press. Local and foreign companies interested to […]

Why REAPRA is bullish about the startups in Myanmar despite its underdeveloped market

Much has been said about Myanmar’s turbulent social and political upheavals. But with the country taking baby steps towards becoming more business-friendly, a new narrative has emerged — innovation.   Thanks to the uptake of internet usage, due, in large part, to the slashing of costs for SIM cards, Myanmarese are now seizing the opportunity […]

Aung San Suu Kyi: Interviewed on BBC on 5 April 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied there is ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, despite widespread reports of abuses. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the Nobel peace prize winner acknowledged problems in Rakhine state, where most Rohingya people live. But she said ethnic cleansing was “too strong” a term to […]

Extension of Closing Date to 17 May 2017 for MOGE Looking for Potential JV Partners for Onshore Siesmic, Pipeline & Drilling

Myanma Oil & Gas Enterprise Looking for Potential JV Partners for Onshore Siesmic, Pipeline & Drilling. Closing Date Extended to 17 May 2017 7th April 2017 Tender Update – Extension of timeline to submit responses to the Requests for Proposals for Joint Venture in Onshore Seismic Acquisition Services, Onshore Drilling Services and Onshore Pipeline Construction […]

Extension of the closing Date to 25 April 2017 for Invitation for Cooperation in the area of Industrial Complex (Thaton) Under No.(3) Heavy Industries Enterprise, Ministry of Industry

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Extension of the closing Date of Invitation for Cooperation in the area of Industrial Complex (Thaton) Under No.(3) Heavy Industries Enterprise,Ministry of Industry Regarding to the invitation of Expression of Interest for Industrial Complex (Thaton) Under No.(3) […]

Uber is coming to Myanmar- see the special video message from Uber

To the people of Myanmar Here is a special message from Uber

Education Services sector in Myanmar now open to foreign investment

In the list of Promoted Sector that Myanmar’s Department of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) announced on 1st April 2017 under MIC Notification No 13/2017 there is a category for Education Services, which list the following business activities: Private schools Schools which apply international curriculum Technology and vocational institutes Higher education services Sport education services […]

MOGE ventures into onshore services

Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), a state-owned company responsible for the upstream oil and gas sector under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, plans to establish three joint ventures with international service companies by 2H 2017. The partnerships will focus on onshore seismic acquisition services, onshore […]