Zay Kabar Company in row with squatters

Zay Kabar Company, a local conglomerate with interests in construction and telecommunications, will continue to take action against squatters who trespass on land which it has earmarked for development. On July 28, conflict arose between squatters and employees of Zay Kabar Company after the latter removed tents that were built on private land which had […]

North Korean Restaurant in Yangon Ordered to Close its Doors

The government ordered a restaurant belonging to the North Korean Embassy in Yangon be shut down recently following a request from the US for Myanmar to respect a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution on sanctions against North Korea. Aryani Manring, who is assistant public affairs spokesperson for the US Embassy, told The Irrawaddy that […]

Yangon suspends property project near Mya Yeik Nyo Royal Hotel

Residents are objecting to a real estate development project earmarked for construction near the Mya Yeik Nyo Royal Hotel at Pale Street, Bahan township, as it is near Kokkine reservoir, which supplies water to nine townships in Yangon. Locals are concerned about potential damage to the reservoir and water pumping station, as well as obstruction […]

Population Services : Public tendering announcement, Closing Date: 22 March 2018

Population Services International Myanmar (PSI/ Myanmar)is a non-profit, nonpolitical ,non-governmental and non- religious organization. PSI/ Myanmar has been implementing health programs throughout the country for the past twenty years. Now PSI/ Myanmar plans to hire vehicles include drivers for six months contract to work more smoothly of PSI projects. 1) Yangon(Downtown/ Trip) (4) to (7) […]

Collier Propety Report – Yangon Service Apartment Q3 2017

Market Seeks Out Quality on a Budget Expatriates seek out international quality serviced apartments but are struggling to strike a balance between quality and affordability. With only a few projects that manage to fit the bill, Colliers sees strong opportunities for good quality but reasonably priced products. Development offerings with limited services also make good […]

Request for expressions of interest: Conducting baseline surveys un EU MY-Governance Program. Closing Date 17th November 2017

The Myanmar Institutional Strengthening and Policy Dialogue Support (ISPDS) – My-Governance — is a technical assistance programme funded by the European Union. The MY-Governance programme is supporting the Department of Rural Development in strengthening its capacity for monitoring and evaluation. My-Governance programme is soliciting proposals from local research institutions to conduct four baseline surveys for […]

Request for service offer: Hosted Dedicated Server. Closing Date 17 Nov 2017

The My-Governance Project is a technical assistance programme funded by the European Union for Institutional Strengthening and Policy Dialogue Support in Myanmar. Amongst others, it supports the Department of Rural Development through the development of a monitoring and evaluation management information system (M&E MIS). The My-Governance programme is soliciting proposals from local companies to provide […]

Medical Action Myanmar: Tender for Bulk Supply of Android Phones. Closing date 14 Nov 2017

  Medical Action Myanmar (MAM) is a medical organization whose mission it is to improve access to quality health care in Myanmar Medical Action Myanmar intends to award contract for the supply of 1,165 pieces GSM Based Android Smartphones for its project in Myanmar. Detailed specification are available in tender pack which can be obtained […]

Lawsuits filed against former minister’s son and others for possessing drugs and weapons

Phyo Ko Ko Tint San, son of ex-Union Minister Tint Hsan, his wife and 10 others have been arrested for possessing narcotic drugs and weapons, and all have been charged in Thakayta Township, Bahan Township and Nay Pyi Taw Council Area where narcotic drugs and weapons were found, reported the Ministry of Home Affairs. Three […]

Colliers Property Report: Yangon Serviced Apartment Q2 2017

Lower-tier modern developments gaining popularity Lower tier but modern projects are gaining more traction while movements from older and poorly maintained serviced apartments are becoming more apparent. In general, housing budgets remain a key consideration among many businesses and Colliers continuous to urge developers to veer away from upscale offerings, and rather focus on more […]