Karzo wins regional edition of Startup World Cup 2021, to represent SEA at grand finals in US

Karzo, a Myanmar-based logistics-tech startup​ has emerged as the winner at the regional event of Startup World Cup (SWC) 2021. The platform-based logistics provider triumphed over 15 companies of the region and will travel to San Francisco in May 2021 to represent the region for the grand finals. Said to be the first startup to […]

French chamber opens branch in Mandalay

The French chamber will launch its Mandalay business centre in early November to serve European, French and Myanmar businesses eager to expand into the country’s second largest city. CCI France Myanmar Business Centre will be located in Unit 5, Block 2 of the Mingalar Mandalay Compound. Situated beside the old Chanmyathazi airport and across the […]

Invitation to Bid (ITB) for T-shirt with Silk Screen Printing Closing Date on 31st August 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Reference No.: LITB-2017-9133887 UNICEF is inviting Sealed Bids for 460,500 T-Shirts with Silk Screen Printing to support to Ministry of Health and Sport (MOHS) for Japanese Encephalitis Campaign in Myanmar. Interested companies who have valid business registration and a minimum of two years’ experience with reputable clients are […]

French bank slapped with fine for deals done under sanctions

Leading French bank BNP Paribas said it would face no difficulty in absorbing the record multi-billion-dollar fine slapped on it by US authorities for breaking sanctions against pariah regimes. Under the overnight deal, BNP Paribas accepted guilt and a number of penalties totalling $8.9 billion (6.5 billion euros) for organising ways to enable Myanmar, as […]

Four Thai banks vie for licences in Myanmar

Thai banks with representative offices in Myanmar have a strong interest in applying for restricted-services licences, after that country recently opened up for such applications from foreign banks for the first time. Four Thai banks have representative offices in Myanmar – Bangkok Bank, Krungthai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank and Kasikorn-bank. If they can obtain the […]