New Thanlyin-Bago-Kyaikhto highways proposed

The government is set to build new expressways connecting Yangon Region, Bago Region, and Mon State with assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Asian Development Bank (ADB), a senior official of the Ministry of Construction has announced. Deputy Minister of Construction U Kyaw Lin said that work is expected to start soon […]

Philippines Firms Eye ASEAN’s last Frontiers

PHILIPPINE conglomerates are watching out for opportunities in less developed but fast-growing Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members, drawn by the “unique needs” of these markets. Gross domestic product growth projections of the Asian Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office for Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have […]

Myanmar’s Path to Trade War Gains Blocked by $120 Billion Hole

Myanmar faces major infrastructure obstacles as it tries to attract manufacturers seeking alternative locations to China, according a leader of its business community. Aung San Suu Kyi’s government should prioritize reliable electricity and shorter transport times to woo factories as the U.S.-China trade war shifts global supply chains, said Zaw Min Win, president of the […]

Don’t Sleep on Them: Here are food Tech Startups from Cambodia, Myanmar That you Should know About

Hailing from the frontier markets of Cambodia and Myanmar, these startups just began to help maximise their countries’ untapped potentials in tech-based food industry When you think of Southeast Asia, would you think of food? Even if you’re not a foodie, these days technology has made food to be more than a necessity; it’s a […]

Total, Siemens propose scaled-back LNG project in Tanintharyi

The European consortium behind a 1,230-megawatt power project in Tanintharyi Region has proposed scaling back its plans amid stalled talks with the government over financial terms. However, a senior government official told Frontier the revised proposal is unlikely to be accepted and the project now faces the prospect of suspension or cancellation. French energy giant […]

Request for Quotations, Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Deadline for submission: 1st July 2019

REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF HOTELS AND TOURISM ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF THE POOR AND WOMEN IN THE EASTWEST ECONOMIC CORRIDOR PROJECT Date: 13th June 2019 Grant No. and Title: JFPR Grant 9184-MYA Economic Empowerment of the Poor & Women in the East-West Economic Corridor Contract No. and Title: CW-02 Civil Works for […]

Invitation for Bids, Ministry of Education, Deadline: 16th July, 2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Education Invitation for Bids Date: 31 May, 2019 Loan/Grant No. and Title: MYA 3472 – Equipping Youth for Employment Contract No. and Title: MYA 347/EYE/ICB/CW/Schools/ Deadline for Submission of Bids: 16 July 2019 The Government of Myanmar has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) […]

DICA chief promoted as investment ministry’s top civil servant

The government has appointed U Aung Naing Oo as permanent secretary of the recently-created Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, the official gazette announced. As the top civil servant leading the ministry, he will support and advise the cabinet minister, career diplomat U Thaung Tun, on how to drum up foreign investments and build […]

Invitation for Bids, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Education (Deadline: 13 May, 2019)

Date: 27 March, 2019 Loan/Grant No. and Title: MYA 3472 – Equipping Youth for Employment Contract No. and Title: MYA 3472/EYE/NCB/Goods/CBMSC/Equip/01-03 Deadline for Submission of Bids: 13 May 2019   The Government of Myanmar has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Equipping Youth for Employment Project (EYE) Project. Part […]

Invitation for Bids, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Education (Deadline: 10 May 2019)

Date: 26 March 2019 Loan/Grant No. and Title: MYA 3472 – Equipping Youth for Employment Contract No. and Title: MYA 3473/EYE/NCB/Goods/CBMSC/Equip/01-01 Deadline for Submission of Bids: 10 May 2019   The Government of Myanmar has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Equipping Youth for Employment Project (EYE) Project. Part […]