Group warns of low-quality cooking oil

Up to 80 percent of the vegetable oil sold on the local market is mislabelled, causing headaches for legitimate manufacturers and consumer confusion, according to local vegetable oil producers. U Khin Soe, chair of the Myanmar Edible Oil Millers Association, said that 90pc of local producers have halted operations due to the spread of cheap, […]

CQHP warns against low-quality construction materials

Some construction materials are being falsely marketed as high-quality, when in reality they are sub-standard, the head of Myanmar’s high-rise building regulator has warned, as concerns mount over poor quality building practices. However, a scheme to grade the contractors in Yangon may help developers to differentiate between those who are testing their materials and those […]