Invitation to Bid (ITB) for Supply Items for Emergency WASH response on Long Term Agreement, Closing Date 4 Dec 2017

Reference No.: ITB-2017-9135721 UNICEF is inviting sealed Invitation to Bid (ITB) to enter into Long Term Agreement with one or more qualified suppliers for Supply Items for Emergency WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) response in Myanmar. Interested companies who have valid business registration and a minimum of two years’ experience with reputable clients are invited to […]

Myanmar Timber Enterprise: Invitation for open tender. Closing Date 27 Nov 2017

1. Myanma timber enterprise will sell teak & hardwood round logs and Sawn timbers by open tenders in us dollars. Particulars of the open tender Sales are as follows: (a) date & time (24-11-2017) (12;00)Noon (27-11-2017) (12;00)Noon (b) commodities &volume -Teak logs about ( 2107 ) tons -Teak conversion about( 375 )tons Hard wood logs […]

Invitation for submission of “Project Master Plan and Architectural Design” Design Competition. Design Submission Date 3 January 2018

Interested Parties are invited for the submission of design proposals which are to be selected in a design competition for the Overall Master Plan and Architectural Design for the development of the Housing development under the management of the Yangon Regional Government located in Dagon Seikkan Township, Ward No. (73,74,75,76), Corner of Shwe Li Road […]

Yangon International Airport welcomes its fifth millionth passenger this year

Yangon International Airport (YIA), the largest and busiest airport in Myanmar, welcomed its fifth millionth passenger today. Mr Wong Foo Cheong, travelling on board Myanmar Airways International 8M-232 flight from Singapore arrived in YIA Terminal 1 at 3:15 pm and was warmly greeted by a welcoming party. He received 1 Million MMK in cash in […]

Bus company loses YBS licence after complaints of poor service

The Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) cancelled the licence of a public-private partnership (PPP) company under the Yangon Bus Services (YBS) due to poor service, YRTA said on Thursday it officially stopped the ‘Khit Thit Nyein Chan Yay’ PPP company from operating under the YBS for failing to provide good service to commuters over an […]

India demonetisation effect: Cancelled notes still sitting heavy in Myanmar’s purse

KOLKATA, NOVEMBER 15: The famous Shwedagon or Golden Pagoda in Yangon attracts a large number of Indian visitors, most of whom donate to the Buddhist place of worship. In November 2016, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation drive, the pagoda had donations worth ₹56,500 in the cancelled notes. The money is still lying […]

Property buyers eye Dagon land as owners sell for losses

For buyers interested in purchasing land or homes in Dagon, now could be a good time to take closer look at the property market in the area. Land prices in South Dagon have been falling even though property sales have been robust. According to Ma Cho New, a local real estate agent, sales improved after […]

Myanma Insurance to pay indemnities to Htoo Group

THE fire incident at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel will be classified as being 100 percent burnt-down and indemnities will be given within this month, U Lwin Oo, deputy general manager from Myanma Insurance, told The Myanmar Times. Yangon’s iconic Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, owned by U Tayza’s Htoo Group, was destroyed by a fire in the early […]

UEHRD says Rakhine harvest will be returned to owners

THE harvest in northern Rakhine will be returned to their owners, according to the committee which is headed by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to help bring peace and development to the region. The Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement and Development in Rakhine (UEHRD) released a statement yesterday saying that the paddy […]

Businesses, government must embrace digital technology to stay relevant

To develop and expand, Myanmar must embrace and keep up with the pace at digital technology is changing the economy and the way companies do business around the world, tech experts at the Digital Transformation Summit said. The summit was jointly held by the Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industries (UMFCCI) and US […]