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Local businesses propose to establish industrial zone in central Myanmar

YANGON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) — Local businesses will submit a proposal to the regional government in Myanmar’s central Magway to establish an industrial zone there, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Sunday. The industrial zone was proposed to be located far from the residential area as the noise, odor and air pollution from […]

Local, foreign direct investments to be permitted as soon as possible in Mandalay Region

The Mandalay Region government will permit local and foreign direct investments (FDIs), as soon as possible, if the proposals meet the necessary terms and conditions, said Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, Chief Minister of Mandalay Region. The Mandalay Region Investment Committee was formed in July 2017 after the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration handed over […]

Mandalay’s Amarapura water works, Invitation for Bids, Submission Deadline: 23 July 2018.

Loan/Grant No. & Title: Financing Agreement CBU 1005, Amarapura Water Supply and Sanitation Project Contract No. WTSN_AMPA_WORKS_2018-01 and Title: – Amarapura Water Works Deadline for Submission of Bids 23/07/2018 at (3:00 PM) 1. The Mandalay City Development Committee has received financing from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). Part of this financing will be used […]

Invitation for Prequalification: Mandalay Water Treatment Plant & Associated Pipeline Work. Closing Date: 31 May 2018.

Invitation for Prequalification No: MYWS/10.0 /01 Contract No: MYWS/10.0 Contract Title: New Water Treatment Plant and Associated Pipeline Work 1. Mandalay City Development Committee,Mandalay Urban Services Improvement Project,intends to implement a New Water Treatment Plant and Associated Pipeline Work under financing from Agency of French Development. 2. Mandalay City Development Committee now invites applicants to […]

Myotha Project Draws Investments of K150B, Developer Eyes IPO

With the Mandalay Myotha Industrial Project having attracted local and foreign investments totaling K150.5 billion so far, officials are now eyeing a public listing in the near future, said U Aung Win Khaing, chair of the project’s developer, Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development Public Co Ltd (MMID). “We are aiming for an Initial Public Offering in […]

Mogok prepares to party for 800th birthday

Locals hope celebrations will put the ‘Ruby Land’ on the tourist map. Planning has begun for celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the discovery of gems and subsequent founding of Mogok, a rather auspicious occasion for the city which now produces 90 percent of the world’s rubies. The three-day celebration will take place in Mhone […]

Foreigner fees to rise at Mandalay Hill

A submission has been issued to Mandalay Region government to increase entrance fees to Mandalay Hill for foreigners, said Mandalay Hill trustee board chair U Thein Tun. The matter had already been submitted to the government last month, the trustee board said, on October 9. “Right now, since we did not receive any reply from […]

Developer brushes off concerns about Myotha Industrial Park

DEVELOPER Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development has brushed off human rights concerns and accusations in relation to the Myotha Industrial Park in Mandalay, while the International Federation for Human Rights argued that the process for the establishment of the park underscores the failure by the developer to conduct proper human rights due diligence. Tensions and confrontations […]

Mandalay MPs Scrutinise Suspicious Land Transfers During Transfer of Power

A land investigation team yesterday submitted a report to the Mandalay Region government about the allocation of more than 1,700 acres (688 hectares) of land to individuals, including family members of some department heads, during the period of the power transfer between the incoming and outgoing governments. “We will sign and submit this report today. […]

Illegal hotels under spotlight as Bagan seeks heritage status

A government-backed campaign to have Bagan included on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites has moved into a sensitive area following a decision by the Ministry of Culture to take action against hotels built illegally within the ancient city and temple complex. But it remains to be seen exactly what the government plans to do […]