Kyaukpyu port to become model project in China-Myanmar BRI cooperation

Along the Bay of Bengal on the west tip of Myanmar, the town of Kyaukpyu in Rakhine State sits tranquilly on a 25-meter deep harbor. This deep-sea port, surrounded by superb natural conditions, could be developed into another demonstration project under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), mutually benefiting both Myanmar and […]

Master plan for MSMEs to be released in February

The government plans to release its master plan Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) in February 2020, said U Min Ye Paing Hein, deputy minister for the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry. MSMEs form more than 99 percent of the economy and the sector’s development cannot be ignored as it is crucial to the […]

Notice of Tender, For Consulting Services, Project Management Consultant,Deadline: 10th June, 2019

NOTICE OF TENDER For Consulting Serivces Date: 20 May 2019 1. The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)’s Project Management Consultant (hereinafter referred to as the “PMC”) for the Project for “Establishment of Integrated Agriculture and Irrigation Master Plan (EIAIDMP), Ayeyarwaddy Delta Region” invites prospective bidders for Consulting services for the “Data Survey on Agriculture and […]

Myanmar draws up agricultural development master plan for Yangon region

Myanmar has drawn up a three-year master plan (2018-2021) for development of agriculture in Yangon region and the plan will soon be implemented, Myanmar News Agency reported Wednesday. It was disclosed by Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein at a Flower Festival held at the People’s Park Tuesday. Stressing the need for developing […]

Myanmar launches new companies law to adapt to current age

YANGON, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) — Myanmar has instituted a new companies law after amendment of its outdated Companies Act-1914 to adapt to the current age, registering an important milestone with its measures of promoting foreign investment. The new Myanmar Companies Law-2017 comes into effect from Wednesday, enabling a company’s registration process to be done electronically […]

Yangon Regional Government , Expression of interest for Global Competition for submission of Master Plan and Detail Design of the Integrated Logistics Park and IWT Jetty , Submission Date: 1 Jan 2018

Global Competition for submission of Master Plan and Detail Design of the Integrated Logistics Park and IWT Jetty Interested Parties are invited for the submission of proposals which are to be selected in a design Global Competition format for the Overall Master Plan and Detailed Design of the Integrated Logistics Park and IWT Jetty which […]

Kaladan woes reflect frustrated Indian vision for Myanmar and Southeast Asia

India’s ambitions to establish a foothold in Myanmar and strengthen ties with Southeast Asia risk being jeopardised by the ongoing Kaladan project. This ambitious venture exposes India’s overseas infrastructure failings, and thus its inability to push rival China aside. Long deterred by Myanmar’s status as a military dictatorship, India has only relatively recently built substantial […]

Buses, buses everywhere — is it too many?

“YBS system has been introduced. Traffic Control system has also been introduced. The question then arises! Can these actions ease traffic jams in Yangon? No. Especially in a country which tries to be developed. The problem of traffic jam has to be tackled through good management. It may be crowded on bus during the rush […]

Public transport to be prioritised in Yangon urban development plan

Changes are planned on the ground, on the water and on the rails. To improve public transport in Yangon, approximately eight public bus companies will be established, with Public Transport Control Center and Traffic Control Center to oversee the bus system. In addition, the circular railway system is will be upgraded. Also, bidding for the […]

yangon-opens-new-air-terminal

ANGON, 8 March 2016: A new international terminal at Yangon airport is scheduled to open this week to relieve passenger congestion at the country’s main international gateway. Myanmar Times said the terminal should open 12 March according to Asia World Group, whose subsidiary Pioneer Aerodrome Services is the building contractor. The USD660 million, three-storey building will […]