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Japan mulls resuscitating failed Hanthawaddy airport proposal

Japan and Myanmar are in discussions about resuscitating the failed Hanthawaddy International Airport project, according to the transport minister. U Thant Sin Maung, Minister for the Ministry of Transport and Communication, held a meeting with Tsukasa Akimoto, Japan’s State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Park Royal Hotel, Yangon, on April 30. The […]

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers

YANGON — Myanmar President Thein Sein effectively removed Tuesday the influential minister of information and the health minister by issuing orders that “allowed” them to resign, a move that came after his dismissal of another Cabinet member last month. While no specific reasons were given for the orders to let go of Information Minister Aung […]

Korea’s Incheon International Airport Corp wins Myanmar airport project

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Incheon International Airport Corp leads a group picked as the preferred bidder on Myanmar’s new US$1.1 billion (34 billion baht) air hub, the latest in a series of global deals as the Southeast Asian nation opens itself after decades of isolation. Incheon is in talks with Myanmar’s Department […]