Sharp decline in Yangon’s COVID-19 cases

The number of COVID-19 patients in the remaining 13 treatment centres in Yangon have dropped below 3000, said the deputy director general of the Yangon Region Public Health Department. Dr Tun Myint said the Yangon Region has seen a sharp decline in the number of positive cases for the disease and only 13 treatment centres, […]

Tourism revenue in Myanmar dips 80% during COVID-19

Revenue from tourism has dropped by more than 80 percent, or around US$2.3 billion, since the pandemic in Myanmar, according to a survey by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The survey covers the tourism sector together with other related sectors like international airlines, domestic transportation, food and beverage, accommodation, entertainment and culture as well […]

Myanmar Mulls Over Domestic Flight Resumption

Nov. 25—The government is reviewing in various aspects to be able to resume domestic flight schedules that have been suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Myanmar, said Nay Win, director of the Civil Aviation Department. He also said the resumption of domestic flights relied on the virus infection situation. “How we will resume flights […]

Construction work resumes, under strict conditions

Many construction projects in the Yangon Region have resumed after being given the all clear from the government, but have been reminded to follow the Ministry of Health and Sports’ guidelines. Construction companies which do not abide by the ministry’s instructions will be shut down, according to an announcement by the Yangon Region Construction Inspection […]

Myanmar moves more trade functions online

MyanTrade, Myanmar’s trade promotion agency under the Ministry of Commerce, on October 21 launched a new website – www.myantrade.gov.mm – to better promote trade between local businesses and their international counterparts. The website’s key features and functions include information, guidelines and live chats for local businesses wanting to expand overseas and for foreign traders looking […]

Myanmar govt to issue safety certificates to hotels, tourist spot

To aid the recovery from COVID-19, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will issue safety certificates to hotels, restaurants and tourist destinations in Myanmar to show they are trustworthy and meet international standards, Minister U Ohn Maung told an online meeting on October 19. Rehabilitating the country’s tourism industry after COVID-19 requires that Myanmar reassure […]

More than 100,000 apply for QR code to travel in Yangon

More than 100,000 have applied for the QR pass code in Yangon, which allows the holder to travel from one township to another amid a region-wide stayhome order. The QR code is issued only for businesses and there are more than hundreds of thousands of applicants to date, said U Aye Win, general secretary of […]

Myanmar Officials to Prosecute Owner of Nightspot Responsible for Yangon’s Biggest COVID-19 Cluster

YANGON—Local authorities in Yangon’s Thingangyun Township are planning to file a lawsuit against the owner of a KTV restaurant where more than 90 people contracted the coronavirus, making it the largest cluster found in the city. “We are still planning to file a lawsuit. As there are large numbers of COVID-19 patients in our townships, […]

Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture- Livestock and Irrigation, Invitation for price quotations.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Electrification Project (NEP). The IDA No of the financing agreement is No-5727MM. The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, in its role as implementing agency of […]

Myanmar Railway Invitation for Bid. Closing Date 31 October 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Date: 2nd August, 2017 IFB No: IFB-MR/YCR/UG/CP201 (T) 2017-18, and MR/YCR/UG/CP202 (T) 2017-18 1. The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the cost of the Yangon Circular Railway Line Upgrading Project. The Bids are […]