Expression of Interest for cooperation in Asbestos Cement Sheet Plant (Hmawbi). Closing Date 24 Oct 2017

Asbestos Cement Sheet Plant (Hmawbi) under supervision of No.2 Heavy Industrial Enterprise is intended to cooperate with Local and Foreign entrepreneurs. See Google Map Location here. Companies who interested in those cooperation are required to submit their EoI not later than 3:00 pm, on 24th October 2017 to Technology Development Department, No.2 Heavy Industrial Enterprise. […]

Yangon allocates additional K47 billion budget

The Yangon Regional government allocated K47 billion supplementary budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 to fund several road construction and rehabilitation projects, the regional minister of planning and finance said. U Myint Thanung, regional minister of planning and finance, said the additional budget was necessary since the original estimated regional budget of K424.2 billion was already […]

World Bank pumps in $100m to halt floods in Yangon

Yangon Region Minister U Phyo Min Thein said a study on how to address the floods in Yangon is ongoing, partly using the $100 million aid. Currently, drains in the Yangon City are becoming narrow and low amid increasing population and increasing rainfall, he said in a recent meeting with the vice president and the […]

Japan’s IHI inaugurates heavy concrete factory joint venture in Myanmar

IHI Corp. held an opening ceremony Sunday for its heavy concrete factory in Myanmar, becoming the first Japanese plant producing pre-stressed concrete products in Southeast Asia’s newest emerging market. The Tokyo-based heavy industry company, in partnership with Myanmar’s Construction Ministry, opened the $12.2 million facility in the Myaungdagar Steel Industrial Zone in Hmawbi, located about […]

Hlegu Lures Speculators

​​ Speculators with their eyes on Hlegu township are turning the area into a property price hotspot, according to real estate agents. The property market in Yangon has been notoriously sluggish in recent years, but speculators are making an exception of Helgu, said Daw Thuzar May, director of Thit Sar property real estate agent. Real estate agents […]

Bel Ga to establish international standard hatchery in Myanmar

A state-of-the-art hatchery will soon start construction in Yangon, an important milestone for the SAPA project (Sustainable and Affordable Poultry for All) and for the poultry sector in Myanmar. One of the important targets for SAPA project is to reduce the current unstable supply of Day Old Chicks (DOCs) and provide the farmers with the […]

EOI for Cooperation in Asbestos Cement Plant with Ministry of Industry. Closing Date 28 Oct 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Invitation of Expression of Interest (EOI) for Cooperation in Asbestos Cement Plant (Hmawbi) under supervision of No.2 Heavy Industrial Enterprise, Ministry of Industry Asbestos Cement Plant (Hmawbi) under supervision of the No.2 Heavy Industrial Enterprise of Ministry of Industry intend to cooperate with Local and Foreign entrepreneurs. As […]

Price of chicken stable as new broiler farms open

The price of chicken has remained stable in the domestic market because the number of broiler chicken breeding businesses has increased, industry insiders have said. Six companies producing the baby chicken boosted their production, the insiders said. The breeders are also systematically rearing the chicken. The breeding industry is seen to have developed yearly; both […]

Boozy battle-ground: a turf war brews in Myanmar

At a beer station on Bogyoke Aung San Road, servers traipse from table to table, handing mugs of Myanmar Beer to cheroot-smoking men in longyis. Another beer station in Sanchaung township looks almost exactly the same, but with Dagon Beer decorations and brew dripping from the taps. All over Myanmar, domestic brands such as Myanmar […]

Upgrading the Rangoon Commute: Bus Rapid Transport

RANGOON – Two young women with metal milk cans run for the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) after hurriedly arriving at downtown Rangoon’s Lanmadaw Township station; the BRT bus had arrived minutes earlier and was pulling away from the stop. The driver gestures for them to proceed, where he waits. At peak hour, commuting to and […]