Myanmar ready for COVID-19 vaccinations

The COVID-19 vaccinations can be administered as soon as they arrive in Myanmar, said U Myat Wunna Soe, deputy director general from the Public Health Department, Ministry of Health and Sports on January 7. The senior government official said that preparations are complete for Myanmar to start the vaccination process once they have access to […]

KBZ Bank joins Myanmar’s interbank transfer system

KBZ Bank account holders will be able to transfer money to other banks in Myanmar after the bank launched its digital interbank transfer system on December 15. “Digital money transfer can now be done easily and safely between local banks,” said KBZ deputy managing director Mr Robin Chua. Users can transfer a maximum of K […]

Tamu highway bus terminal construction completed

<a href=”https://youtu.be/pCvYiQYDHcE” target=”_blank”><img src=”https://consult-myanmar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/doingbusinessinmyanmar-thumbnail2.jpg” width=”600″ height=”250″ /> </a> The construction of highway bus terminal in Tamu town, Sagaing Region, which is a gateway to Myanmar-India cross-border trading, is completed, said U Myo Min Tun, Executive Officer of Tamu Township Development Committee. “There was no highway bus terminal in Tamu. It is self-provided building in cooperation […]

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 earns $69.2 mln from e-Visa in 4 years

Myanmar has received US$69.2 million as revenue from e-Visa and over 1.75 million of tourists and business travellers applied for e-Visa, according to the report issued by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. Myanmar is granting ordinary passport holders from 100 countries and China (Taipei) e-Visas for tourist purposes and from 54 countries and China […]

Trade documentation, payments in Myanmar to be completed online

Myanmar will launch an online portal that will enable all paperwork and payments to be done digitally to facilitate trade in November. Administrative procedures such as applications and payments for export and import permits can be done online on the Myanmar Tradenet 2.0 portal, while the documents can also be issued digitally. These procedures had […]