19 traders Including Myanmar Rice Exporters Keen on Bidding for 250,000-MT Rice for the Philippines

At least 19 foreign rice traders are interested in bidding today, Tuesday, to supply the 250,000 metric tons of rice needed by the Philippines, the National Food Authority (NFA) said. NFA Deputy Administrator Tomas Escarez, who chairs the Special Bids and Awards Committee, said the traders are from Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar. Manila is […]

Construction permits available online by 2014

YANGON — Land developers in Yangon will soon be able to apply online for construction permits as of early 2014, according to the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). Speaking at a workshop for One Stop Services and e-Government, Maung Maung Zaw, the head of the YCDC building department, explained their plan to take services online. […]

Myanmar Oil Terminal Faces Fallout From Yunnan Protests

The Chinese oil port at Kyaukphyu on the coast of Burma’s Arakan State, and the cross-country pipeline to pump oil into China’s landlocked Yunnan Province, face a major problem which could delay or slow down their operations. Almost 50 percent of the 22 million ton a year of crude oil from the Middle East and […]