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Ministry of Electricity and Energy invites bids for Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers, national electrification project, submission date: 1 November 2018.

Specific procurement notice Date : 28th September, 2018 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No 5727-MM Contract Title Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Sagaing, Magway, Chin, Magway, Rakhine, Bago (West), Bago (East), Kayin & Mon For National Electrification Project Reference No MOEE-NEP/C1-W2/18, MOEE-NEP/C1- W3/18 & MOEE-NEP/C1-W6/18 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar […]

Chin to Build Infrastructure Links for Investment

CHIN State, with a population of 478,801 as of 2014, is the least developed region in Myanmar and the second least populated. Basic infrastructure is still largely absent, and this has been a major hurdle for the Chin economy. Now, the regional government wants to attract investors by improving Chin’s road and maritime connectivity with […]

Dirt-poor Chin State hidden gem for investors

THE regional government in Chin State, together with the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) and a UK-funded initiative, hailed Chin as a hidden gem overlooked by domestic and international investors. Renewable energy, tourism, agribusiness, weaving and urban development are pitched as key areas for development. Chin State, the least developed among Myanmar’s 14 […]

Construction to Start on 11 New Hotels in Chin State This Year

​​ Entrepreneurs in Chin state, one of the country’s remotest and least developed areas, will build eleven new hotels from April as local authorities look to draw some of the millions of tourists heading to Myanmar each year away from well-trodden destinations. The mountainous state is not served by commercial airlines and busses from Yangon […]

Chin Tourism Needs Govt Support

​​ Visitors to Chin State have increased each year, yet the region’s tourism needs the government’s support in order to thrive, according to the Mountain Ecosystem Conservation Association in Mindat Township. Shane Gae Ngai, chairperson of the association, said: “We saw a significant rise in visitors to Chin State. We need to encourage the development […]