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Mining applications flow in, but few are complete

Over 1000 applications have been received for mining blocks since July, according to U Min Min Oo, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) at the 4th annual general meeting of Myanmar Federation of Mining Association held last week. However, only 193 of all the applications received are complete, he […]

Myanmar’s poorest state beckons investors

CHIN state’s underdeveloped infrastructure presents great opportunities for domestic and foreign investors if they do their homework, says a report that looks into business prospects in Myanmar’s poorest region. Min Zaw Oo, director of Chin State at the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, said investors should not hesitate to invest in Chin state where […]

Yangon CM says region economy run by over 30,000 MSME businessmen

Yangon Region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein said that there were over 30,000 businesses of Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) registered as business entities in the Yangon Region and they run the region’s economy. “We compiled the list of these businesses by using digital technology. Over 30,000 businesses are registered in the region and our […]

Social Security Board Tender: Invitation for developing and implementation of Social Security Information System, Closing Date: 11 May 2018.

If your company has Request for Quotation (RFQ) or Tender Announcement that you want us to publish for FREE in the Tenders & Awards section of our website please submit to us at tender (at) consult-myanmar.com for our consideration. Social Security Board (SSB) wants to acquire a comprehensive Social Security Information System in Myanmar Kyats. […]

Sichuan Airlines launches direct flights to Mandalay in Myanmar

A new air route opened between Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, and Mandalay in Myanmar on Sunday. The round-trip flights by Sichuan Airlines’ Airbus A320 aircraft fly every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The flying time lasts about 90 minutes each way. With over 130 Airbus aircraft, Sichuan Airlines is the largest all-Airbus-fleet […]

National Electrification Project. Invitation for Bids to Supply Steel Parts & Accessories. Est Value of Contract USD 45 Mil. Closing Date 27 Oct 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Date: 1st September, 2017 SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE IDA Credit No. : 5727-MM Contract Title: Steel Parts and Accessories for National Electrification Project Reference No. : C1-G7 1. The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the National Electrification Project, […]

Taxi service firms compete hard for Yangon’s customers

An aspect of Yangon’s modernisation is the entry and emergence of domestic and international transport operators, namely, Uber, Grab, Oway Ride and Hello Cab, to compete in the taxi service sector. Taxis are one of the commonly used modes of transport in the region, alongside commuter trains and public buses. But taxi service in the […]

Number of tourists visiting Mandalay rises by 26%

The number of tourists visiting Mandalay, the second largest city in the country, was 242,566 in 2014 and it rose to 306,432 in 2015 which is a 26% increase, the Mandalay Hotel and Tourism Department said on 9 January. Most of the tourists were from China, Thailand, France, Germany and the United States of America. […]

Myanma’s Diamond Star Company to run Thilawa Port

Myanmar’s Diamond Star Co has been permitted to operate an international jetty and commodity production through a build-operate-transfer system on the 61 acres of land at the Thilawa port, according to Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). The MIC gave the firm permission to run a jetty and land development work, and the production of chemical fertilisers, […]

Myanma Timber Enterprise to invite open tender for Hardwood Logs /Post; Closing Date: 24 April 2015

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Myanma Timber Enterprise will sell Hardwood Logs/Post by competitive bidding. Particulars of the Special Open Tender Sales are as follows: Open Tender No: 02/2014-2015 Date: 24-4-2015 Time: (1:00)P.M Place: Tawwin Hall (Myanma Timber Enterprise) Gyogone, Insein, Yangon  Commodity/Quality Padauk Logs (Assorted , Domestic ) Pyinkado Logs (Second) Kanyin  […]