Chief Minister calls for systematic maintenance of Smart Island in Myeik archipelago

The smart island of this kind in the Myeik archipelago is unique and rare in the world so conservation is necessary, said Taninthayi Region Chief Minister Myint Maung. The smart island also called Parpant island located in Kyunsu Township, Myeik District, has two different beaches—one full of white sand and the other full of colourful […]

MNA plans to fly commercial flights to Thailand, Singapore

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) is planning to fly to Bangkok, Thailand and Singapore once international commercial flight operations are allowed to resume. Discussions between Myanmar’s Directorate of Civil Aviation (DCA) and their international counterparts are now underway to permit international commercial flight operations to resume on January 1, 2021. In order for flights to resume, […]

Construction of highway connecting Dawei SEZ, Htikhee to commence next year

The construction of a 140-kilometer two-lane highway connecting the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ), in Tanintharyi Region to the Htikhee at the Thai border will commence in mid-2021, according to the Dawei SEZ Management Committee. When complete, it will take travellers from the SEZ about2.5 hours to reach Htikhee by car. It will take another […]

‘Fraternal’ Myanmar, India for closer links

Both sides see India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway an opportunity for industrial cooperation As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmarese President Thein Sein met at Nay Pyi Taw, the capital of this eastern neighbour of India, on Tuesday, the big focus of discussions was improving connectivity between what they called “brother countries.” The two leaders spoke about […]