Thilawa, Thakayta and Thanlyin work together to implement first-ever LNG-to-Power project

The breeze blowing through the Yangon River made me warm. A host of sea-going vessels are anchored in the wide river. A scene of a flock of birds slowly flying in the sky seems a flurry and the ships small and big navigating in the river looks like a moving painting. On the bankside of […]

Second shipment of Myanma avocado to England planned in Jan 2021

Two avocado varieties originated in Myanmar will be delivered to England again in January 2021, Myanmar Avocado Producers and Exporters Association stated. “Myanma avocado is sent to the neighbouring countries China and Thailand through the land border. Additionally, they have been shipped to England on a trial basis and reaped fruitful results. That’s why we […]

Myanmar shifts to digital platform to control pandemic

COVID-19 will remain in Myanmar for around three to four years and digital technology will be used to facilitate disease control measures, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports. As being even an hour late in treating some patients could result in a high risk of fatality, technology like tele-medicine and email consultations can […]

Myanmar to generate more energy from hydro, solar sources

Myanmar will press ahead with the implementation of four hydropower projects to meet the country’s demand for electricity, according to Union Minister of Electricity and Energy U Win Khine. Currently, Myanmar generates 3,225 megawatts (MW) of electricity, or half the country’s power supply, from 28 hydropower plants. Myanmar’s abundance of hydroresources and lower cost of […]

Myanmar’s Economic Outlook and How Private Equity and Venture Capital Can Make A Difference

As Myanmar concludes voting for its general election, Ascent Capital Partners Pte Ltd (Ascent Capital) takes a look at the road ahead for the country’s economy and how investors will support its continued development and growth. As a long-term private equity investor in Myanmar, Ascent Capital strongly believes in the long-term potential of the country. […]

Insiders urge govt to expand garment making value chain as exports decline in Myanmar

Myanmar is raising efforts to draw factories that produce raw materials for the garment manufacturers such as buttons and thread to invest in Myanmar, said U Aye Thaung, , chair of the Shwe Lin Pan Industrial Zone. Currently, garment manufacturing in Myanmar is carried out in a cut-make-pack style, where fabrics and accessories are imported […]