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Logistics zone, transport jetty to be built under public-private partnership

The Yangon Regional Gvernment is going to develop the Ngwe Pin Lel Integrated Logistics Zone and Inland Water Transport Jetty under a public-private-partnership (PPP) agreement, U Myint Thaung, the regional minister of planning and finance for Yangon Regional Government, said. The matter came up when regional representative Daw Sandar Min questioned U Myint Thaung about […]

MTSH reiterates plans to invest in Kyaukphyu, Thilawa

Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings (MTSH), which is listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), has plans to invest in two of the three special economic zones (SEZ) in Myanmar. These include the deep sea port project in Kyaukphyu, Rakhine, and a multi-modal logistics hub in Thilawa, Yangon. It will also invest in the Myitkyina Economic […]

Unblocking the path to capital freedom for SMEs

Myanmar’s financial sector must progress towards becoming more inclusive of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which form the backbone of the country’s economy, but face difficulties obtaining access to funds for expansion and growth. “We need to liberalise the financial sector to encourage start-ups and support SMEs. This involves integrating the full-range of financial services […]

Hlaing Thayar industrial land price falls as govt target land speculators

YANGON — In a move targeting speculators, the Yangon government will require idle landholders in the division’s industrial zones to present a detailed business plan for how they will use the real estate or see it seized. The divisional Industrial Zones Management Committee, under Yangon’s Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development, announced late last […]

Women in business and the search for funding

Ma Su Whin Wha reckoned she needed a mentor if her business was ever going to get off the ground. She’s a budding entrepreneur, looking to open a coffee shop with a literary bent. She’s worked through the business plan and received training on the nuances of being a small business owner, but that’s not […]

Myanmar Ministry of Immigration & Population to invite Business Plan for Online Travel Visa Application System; Tender Closing Date: July 16, 2014

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Government of the Union of Republic of Myanmar Ministry of Immigration and Population (MIP) Invitation to submit Business Proposal for implementation of E Visa Application System 1. The online travel visa application system proposed must be convenient, secure, easy and instantaneous for tourists and businesspeople seeking entry […]