Reorganised MIC grants eight licences

In what may be an accelerating trend toward a more value-added economy, the reorganised Myanmar Investment Commission has granted licences to eight companies, including several in the manufacturing sector. This represents a change from the past, when most companies seeking MIC licences were in extractive industries. MIC was reorganised with new cabinet members, private entrepreneurs, and […]

LS Cable Grabs $13-m Transmission Lines Contract from MoEP

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list South Korean wire and cable maker LS Cable & System (LS C&S) said its Vietnamese subsidiary, LS-VINA, has won a contract from the Ministry of Electric Power to supply transmission lines worth $13 million. This is the largest contract that LS C&S has so far received from Myanmar […]

Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise to invite open tender for 2/2015; Closing Date: March 9, 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENERGY MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE (INVITATION FOR OPEN TENDER) (2/2015) Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in United States Dollars and Myanmar Kyats. Sr No Tender No Description Remark 1 IFB-143(14-15) Spares for […]

Myanmar’s digital present and future

The terrain of Myanmar’s Internet has changed fundamentally within the space of a year. But amidst the commotion over the recent launches of the first international-led private mobile phone networks inside Myanmar, other significant changes have gone relatively unnoticed. In the space of a year, the size of Myanmar’s domestic Internet – the number of […]

Myanmar braces for slow Internet speed

Internet users in Myanmar should brace for slow Internet speed for a month, following the service disruption of the underwater cable that links the country with the rest of the world. Win Aung from Overseas Department under Myanmar Post and Telecommunications (MPT) said that the fibre optic cable so-called “SEA-ME-WE 3” linking Myanmar and Singapore […]

Myanmar internet down to crawl speed as SEA-ME-WE undersea cable goes for repair

Yangon — Burma’s Internet users should expect delays in establishing connections for a period of about one month, after a disruption occurred with the underwater fiber cable that links the country with international cable networks, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) announced on Wednesday. “Works are being carried out to repair the fault as quick as […]