Govt collects more tax than expected

The government collected more tax revenue than expected during the six-month interim period between April and September last year, U Maung Maung Win, deputy minister for the Ministry of Planning and Finance (MOPF) explained during a Union Hluttaw session on January 21. A total of K3.4 trillion was collected compared to the K2.8 trillion projected […]

Manila Water, Mitsubishi ink deal for Myanmar project

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Water Company, Inc. and Mitsubishi Corporation are set to pursue a water project in Myanmar following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). The MOU, which was signed Monday, is for the development of a proposed non-revenue water reduction project for Yangon City. […]

YCDC warns 78 factories to install waste water treatment system before year’s end

YANGON – Seventy-eight factories have been instructed to install waste water treatment system by the year’s end, an official from Yangon City Development Committee said. According to Than Lwin Oo, head of pollution control and cleaning department, out of 3,264 factories in the 24 industrial zones in Yangon, 207 release waste water into waterways. Waste […]