Myanmar aims urban planning for over 330 towns by 2030: Union Minister

Myanmar is aiming to have systematic urban planning for over 330 towns across the country by 2030, said Han Zaw, Union Minister for Construction on February 10. “The objectives of the ministry are to build 18 feet wide and 41,111 kilometers long concrete and tar roads to meet ASEAN standards, to build all concrete bridges […]

Home-stay tourism expected to take off when law approved

The home-stay programme in the countryside will become a reality once the new tourism law which is being discussed in a Pyithu Hluttaw committee is approved. The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has been trying to amend the Myanmar Hotels and Tourism Law enacted in 1993. According to the law, the ministry only issues four […]

Medicine, Cosmetics Imports to Follow ASEAN Standards

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to release official legal guidelines in accordance with ASEAN drug guidelines, the department announced. “In addition to cosmetics, medical machines and devices that are distributed to the market will also be brought in line with ASEAN drug standards,” said Daw Khin Saw Hla, assistant director of FDA. […]