Global standards issued for local coffee producers

IN a bid to promote local coffee to the international market, the Agriculture Department will be issuing a Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certificate to qualified local coffee producers this year, said Daw May Thet Hlaing, a coffee expert from the Coffee Research, Information, Extension and Training Centre. Local coffee producers who meet a list of […]

Extension of US sanctions ‘will not hurt us’: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

NAY PYI TAW: The extension of US sanctions on Myanmar will not hurt the country, said Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday (May 18). Her first public remarks on the sanctions came at a joint news conference with visiting Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. The US announced on Tuesday […]

West hurting only itself with economic sanctions on Myanmar

Myanmar’s opening up has attracted much interest, not only from its Asian neighbours but also those in the West that once considered the country a pariah state. Recent events, however, suggest that Naypyidaw’s honeymoon with the United States and Europe may be waning over political issues. In contrast, China and others remain ready to engage, […]

Myanmar Textile Factory Lease: Invitation for Tender. Dateline: 29 Nov 2013

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY TEXTILE INDUSTRIES INVITATION FOR OPEN TENDER (Extension for tender closing date) 1. Open tender were invited for leasing textile factories under Textile Industries, Ministry of Industry in the Myanmar Newspaper on 24.9.2013 to 30.9.2013, The tenders was supposed […]

MOGE Begins Long Process to Pick Myanmar’s Oil & Gas Investors

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Negotiations have finally begun to select foreign investors to explore for oil and gas in the seas off Burma’s coast, but it could be another eight months before any licenses are awarded. The Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE) and the Energy Planning Department (EPD) will hold talks […]