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Yangon chief minister calls for auto production efforts for global market

Myanmar must make efforts to manufacture a whole car and penetrate the international market, said Yangon Region chief minister Phyo Min Thein at the first international automobile show held in the Inya Lake Hotel compound on February 23. He laid out the government’s preparations for facilitating car imports as well as giving opportunities for domestic […]

French wine festival “Beaujolais Nouveau 2018” on 16th Nov 2018 @ Mercure Kabar Aye Hotel

Yangon – CCI France Myanmar, the French Myanmar Chamber of Commerce, will organize the third edition of the Beaujolais Nouveau festival in Myanmar, on Friday 16th November 2018, at 6.30 pm, at the Mercure Kaba Aye Hotel. Free bus shuttles sponsored by Europcar will be available between Melia Hotel and the venue. The Beaujolais Nouveau […]

Oktoberfest Yangon 2018 @ Rose Garden Hotel on 12th & 13th October 2018

  Purchase your tickets now at one of these locations! Rose Garden Hotel Inya Lake Hotel – Hanns Seidel Foundation Savoy Hotel Mahlzeit Restaurant German Embassy 50 USD // 70.000 MMK For inquiries and table reservations please email oktoberfest.yangon@gmail.com

New GMs for Hotel G in Yangon, Singapore

Hotel G Yangon has welcomed a new cluster general manager, Serge Rigodin, who will also lead the nearby Inya Lake Hotel. A native of Grenoble, France, Rigodin has managed a number of other GCP Hospitality properties, most recently the 308-room Hotel G Singapore. Prior to Singapore, Rigodin was director of residences at Embassy House, a […]

Accor flies Mercure flag in Yangon

YANGON, 26 April 2018: After an extensive renovation, AccorHotels officially raised the first Mercure flag over a property in Myanmar’s commercial capital last week. Unofficially, the former Micas Hotel Apartments was rebranded Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye in the third quarter of 2017 and remained open for business, during a renovation that ended in March. Last […]

Bootstrap Tales: How to Launch a Foreign Law Practice in Myanmar

Even as economic conditions improve in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country remains a difficult place to open an office, given the poor infrastructure and paucity of qualified talent. Raj Gunashekar speaks to international law firms about the challenges they faced in launching a Myanmar branch. Regular visitors to Myanmar are frequently impressed by the rapid […]

Tay Za replaced as head of gem association

Yone Mu from Sane Lin Yadanar Jewellery Company has been elected as the new chairperson of Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association, replacing tycoon Tay Za who runs the Htoo Group of Companies. Yone Mu said he would work to move the jewellery industry up the value chain from supplying raw materials to producing finished […]