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Finnish Ambassador talks education and Myanmar relations

Finland’s Ambassador to Myanmar Ms Riikka Laatu recently sat down with Mizzima TV editor Myo Thant to discuss Finland’s long-standing relationship with Myanmar and the recent upgrade of the embassy in 2017. Here is the full interview. How do you view the Finland and Myanmar relationship today? The relationship between Finland and Myanmar is good. […]

Alex Wicks, Founder and CEO of Kargo on the importance of HR in a growing firm

On the back of its latest round of funding, Alex Wicks, Founder and CEO of Kargo, a Myanmar-based logistics startup, spoke exclusively to Human Resources Online on the importance of HR in a growing firm, the top talent trend in Myanmar, and more. Q As an SME, at what stage did you realise the importance […]

Loopholes in Myanmar’s Forest Sector Cost Govt Million in Revenue

YANGON—Internationally known for forestry products such as teak, timber extraction in Myanmar is lucrative. The website of the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) boasts that the “forestry sector in Myanmar is one of the major contributors to the national economy.” A new report from the Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) reveals that the forest sector […]

The sky’s the limit for Yangon’s new roads: An interview with Kyi Zaw Myint, Director General—Ministry of Construction.

Question: “First and foremost, what is in store for the future of transportation in Yangon? What are some of the goals of these proposed large scale projects and expressways?” Answer: “The Ministry of Construction, with goals to create new networks of transportation, plans to build two elevated highways: one within and one encircling Yangon city. […]

‘US keen to invest, strengthen ties with Myanmar, but faster reform needed’

The lack of infrastructure, clearer rules on business and domestic politics continue to be issues weighing on investor sentiment towards Myanmar. US Ambassador to Myanmar Scot Marciel, who spoke at the American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar’s “Improving Ease of Doing Business Forum” yesterday, acknowledged that while the government has been implementing reforms and building infrastructure, […]

MIFER: Attracting more investment into the country to boost national development

The Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, set up in the incumbent government’s third year in office, works to increase investment in the country so that smoother and effective processes can take place between other union ministries, central organizations, regions and states governments which will, in turn, drive up businesses. The ministry was officially […]

Titan Pest eyes better performance, expands in Myanmar

Following the three-year success of its commercial operations in Yangon, Titan Pest Management Co, an international subsidiary of Singapore’s Killem Pest Pte Ltd, is planning to expand into other major cities in Myanmar, according to Krystian Zycinski-Singh, the firm’s co-founder and managing director. “Our main target is to be firmly established into Nay Pyi Taw […]

Govt, investors must give and take for more oil and gas profit: expert

Prospects in the Myanmar oil and gas sector are expected to improve this year, with the government planning to hold its first international exploration and production tender since 2015 next month. On February 22, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) announced that it will be holding international tenders for 18 onshore and 15 offshore […]

Interview with Mr. Okka Phyo Maung, co-founder and CMO of RecyGlo Myanmar

A few words about your business in Myanmar and the sector you are working in? At RecyGlo, we’re committed to providing environmentally friendly recycling solutions to Business and individual using our innovative logistics solution and market place for waste and second-hand training platform in South East Asia. Founded in May 2017, our mission is to […]

“Hurdles and Wins for Emerging Business” – Disavowal by Consult-Myanmar

We refer to the above article written by one reporter called Mr William Boot from The Irrawaddy entitled “Hurdles and Wins for Emerging Business”. The said article was published on 28th January 2015 on The Irrawaddy website under the url https://www.irrawaddy.org/business/hurdles-wins-emerging-business.html. Consult-Myanmar would like to state categorically that our founder Mr Andrew Tan was never […]