Firms asked to bid for aviation contracts

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Minister for Planning and Finance Kyaw Win says the government will give the green-light to entrepreneurs for the distribution of aviation fuel at airports, including Yangon International Airport. He said: “Aviation fuel is distributed at Yangon International Airport under a joint venture with Puma. Other firms can run […]

How does mining benefit Myanmar?

Author: Jan Dharmabandu is a mining engineer and a Chartered Environmentalist attached to Perth based Ensys Consultants. This article originally appeared in the Global New Light of Myanmar on 30th May 2017 as “What is & Why Mining: a Perspective from Myanmar”.   Each year about 5 billion tonnes of minerals are mined from the […]

Drivers welcome oil drop

Although 2014’s worldwide fall in crude oil prices has brought some relief for those filling their tanks in Yangon, local taxi drivers say they are yet to see as much of a price drop as expected. “It’s better than before, but I’m still not too happy that local prices haven’t dropped much in Myanmar,” said […]