Tender Invitation from Ministry of Health and Sports for supply of Non Control Items, Transportation Equipment, Office Equipment, Furniture, Machinery & Equipment. Closing Date 16 October 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Sealed tenders are invited by the Department of Public Health & Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health and Sports for the supply of Non Control Items, Transportation Equipment, Office Equipment, Furniture, Machinery & Equipement in the (2017-2018) Budget year. Tender documents are available during office hours at […]

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 […]

Japan grants US$ 501,075 for three school constructions and road upgrading in Rakhine and Mon States, Magway Region

Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the Construction Committees from States and Region Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI concerned signed the grant contracts for four projects on Monday. Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$ 501,075 to the project for construction of Shwe Ze Ti Monastic […]

Furniture expos to take place next year locally and abroad

A Series of exhibitions to display Myanmar’s furniture products are planned to take place next year at home and abroad for the purpose of seeking new business opportunities for Myanmar’s wood-based furniture products. Organized by the Myanmar Rattan and Bamboo Entrepreneurs Association, value-added furniture will be displayed for sale at trade events not only in […]

Myanmar Rosewood Stolen to Feed China’s Elite Furniture Craze

Myanmar’s precious rosewood tree species are heading for imminent commercial extinction at the hands of China’s multi-billion dollar rosewood furniture boom, an environmental conservation group said. The illegal trade in rosewood species is driven by the expanding wealthy elites in China and their desire for the high-end Ming and Qing dynasty reproduction furniture collectively known […]

Myanmar’s rosewoods in crisis as Chinese imports rise 6 fold in 3 years

Myanmar’s precious rosewood tree species are heading for imminent commercial extinction at the hands of China’s multi-billion dollar rosewood furniture boom. The illegal trade in rosewood species is driven by the expanding wealthy elites in China and their desire for the high-end Ming and Qing dynasty reproduction furniture collectively known as ‘hongmu’. In the briefing […]