State energy firms to professionalise

The Ministry of Energy is planning to pursue more joint ventures with foreign companies, as senior government officials have urged state-owned enterprises to professionalise or risk being reformed. The energy sector includes a prominent set of state-owned firms, but tentative steps to modernise through forming joint ventures with foreign firms have already begun. The fuel […]

Myanmar Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of May and June 2014

Sr.No Exhibition/Conference Event From Event To Venue Organiser 1 Myanmar Medi-Phar Expo 15/05/2014 17/05/2014 UMFCCI Building VINEXAD 2 Myanmar Urban Development Conference 2014 25/05/2014 28/05/2014 Traders Hotel Sphere Conferences 3 Cosmobeaute Myanmar 06/06/2014 08/06/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre ECMI Trade Fairs S.E.A Sdn Bhd 4 Build Tech Myanmar 21/06/2014 23/06/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre Sphere Exhibits Pte […]

Myanmar Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of January and February 2014

Appended below is the exhibition and conference calendar for Myanmar for the 1st 2 month of 2014. There are many holidays in January and February 2014. Meaning that less business people will travel during that period. FYI, 4th January 2014 is Independence Day holiday in Myanmar. 31st January & 1st February 2014 is Chinese New […]

Myanmar Needs ‘Responsible Investments’ to Develop, Suu Kyi Says

Myanmar needs “responsible investment” of foreign capital as it seeks to accelerate economic development, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said. The country also needs to improve its rule of law and democratic reforms must take place soon, not by 2015 when general elections will be held, Suu Kyi said at a conference in Singapore […]

Foreign banks get gradual access to market

Though foreign banks are hoping to enter the banking market in Myanmar as quickly as possible, more regulation and infrastructure – and a number of intermediary arrangements – are needed before that can happen, officials told an international banking and finance conference in Yangon on July 16. Daw Naw Eh Hpaw, deputy director general of […]