1m acres of mineral depositories suspended

In Myanmar, mineral depositories have been allocated to be used as resource reserves, with a total area of 1,187,492 acres, according to U Khin Maung Yi, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation, who told reporters during a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on April 24. According to the permanent […]

Pyin Oo Lwin’s Garbage Collection to be Done by City Development Committee

Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection system, which was handed over to be managed by a private company since February 2016, will be handled by the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee beginning April 1, 2017. Officials from the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee said that the move was a directive from the Mandalay Region […]

Invitation for Price Quotations for Video Copying and Stone Plaque Supply

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture […]

Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System to be installed in Thilawa SEZ in November

Myanmar’s Customs Department will install the new Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS) at airports, port terminals and at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in November this year, it has been learned. Plans are also underway to install the MACCS at cross-border areas after his new programme is successfully implemented within Yangon Region. With the […]

Door opens to foreign involvement in local hospital joint ventures

Foreign investors will be allowed to team up with local partners to finance private hospitals, clinics and laboratories, the Ministry of Health says. The decision reverses longstanding restrictions on foreign investment in medical facilities but will not come into effect until changes are introduced to Foreign Investment Law rules. Dr Moe Khine, deputy director for […]

Condominiums not covered by Condo Law

Nearly all of Yangon’s recently constructed “condominiums” may not qualify as condominiums under the draft Condominium Law, according to Yangon City Development Committee engineering deputy director U Nay Win. The draft law has been submitted to the Pyithu Hluttaw, but it stipulates a condo must be built on freehold land or land that was granted […]

Govt cracks down on contraband

Myanmar’s Mobile Team announced this weekend it had seized over one billion kyat (US$1 million) worth of smuggled goods between August 2013 and the beginning of May this year from seven ports in Yangon. The squad’s deputy-director, Myint Oo, said over 70 percent of all contraband was confiscated following tips from members of the public. […]

The aviation sector takes off

Myanmar’s civil aviation sector is on the brink of explosive growth with the number of seats and carriers rising and infrastructure being upgraded. Myanmar is the most under-served aviation market in Southeast Asia. The numbers speak for themselves. Only Brunei and Laos have fewer airline seats per capita. Myanmar has a population of 52 million, […]

DCA to Invite Tenders to Privatise Local Airports

The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in April will invite tenders from private companies to upgrade and operate the country’s local airports, a DCA official said. The move comes as the government moves to privatise Myanmar’s civil aviation sector to make it more efficient and provide better services. “We will give priority to private entrepreneurs […]