Organic certificates to be issued to Myanmar farmers

Organic guaranteed certificates will be issued to those who fit the prescribed regulations, said an official from Myanmar Organic Food Growers and Producers’ Association. Those receiving certification will only be engaged in Nyaungnapin agricultural zone, coffee cultivations in YwarNgan, Shwebo Paw San Mway rice variety and mushroom cultivation in Yangon so that they can legally […]

ADB to Loan $100 Million to Upgrade Road in Kayin on GMS Corridor Route

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan to improve a 66.4 kilometre section of road connecting the towns of Eindu and Kawkareik in Kayin state, dubbed as the missing link of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) East-West Corridor. The Manila-based lender said the project will improve the existing two-lane road in […]

The Long Road To Investing in Myanmar

A seminar in Bangkok has been told that while there are opportunities in Myanmar for foreign investors the country lacks the human resources to enable rapid growth, while many of the opportunities that exist are in industries which have profound levels of corruption. The packed to capacity presentation, Myanmar at the Crossroads, part of the […]

Myanmar Company plans Thai listing

A tourism-related firm in Myanmar with expected market capitalisation of 10 billion baht is poised to raise funds from a primary listing on the Thai stock market in 2016. Twin Pine Consulting is the financial adviser, managing director Adisorn Singhsacha said yesterday. The company is considering fund-raising options for the Myanmar company. The Securities and […]