Development of the Korean industrial project to begin in December

Construction of the Korea-Myanmar Industrial Complex (KMIC) will commence in December despite the COVID-19 pandemic, said Mr Kim Gun Woo, general manager of Korea Land and Housing Corporation’s representative office in Myanmar. The project is estimated to generate US$4.7 billion worth of value from investments and generate more than half a million jobs in support […]

Myanmar govt extends electricity subsidy until December

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) announced on August 18 that Myanmar households will not need to pay for the first 150 units of electricity consumed each month until the end of December due to the continued outbreak of COVID-19. However, embassies, United Nations organisations, and international organisations will not enjoy the power subsidy. […]

Myanmar inflation peaks at 8.8% in December 2019

Inflation in 2019 peaked at 8.81 percent in December, the highest level in 12 months, according to the latest available data released by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO). In January 2019, inflation was 6.94pc. The higher inflation levels are due to steeper electricity tariffs implemented by the government since July last year. Other reasons include […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Canlendar for the month of November & December 2019

  Name , Venue & Organizer   Date     International Conference on Language and Humanities ( ICLH )         06-07 Jan, 2020   International Congress on Geology, Resources and Geo-Hazards of Myanmar and Surrounding Regions ( ICGRGHMSR )       07-08 Jan , 2020     MMIX & MMNOG Forum […]

Insein GTI to reopen with German help

The 120-year-old Government Technical Institute (GTI) in Insein township, Yangon Region is set to reopen its doors once again and will teach technical and vocational subjects with the help of the German government. U Aye Myint, Director General for the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Ministry of Education (MOE) said the institute […]