Urbanisation does not mean all roads lead to Yangon

Linking secondary cities to Yangon or Mandalay as well as smaller towns in the regions will filter down economy activity in the two big cities to local regions, the author of Urban Myanmar said. Urban Myanmar, a policy note published by International Growth Centre, outlines how cities in Myanmar can become drivers of economic growth […]

EOI for Consulting Services– Individual Consultant (International procurement specialist). Closing Date 27 January 2017

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. [Country] The Republic of the Union of Myanmar [Name of project] Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project Loan No.: 5889 –MM Assignment Title: International procurement specialist Reference No.: C4-IST-IC02 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has […]

Building code changes still pending

A number of amendments to Myanmar’s National Building Code are still pending approval, as the existing rules are deemed unsuitable for high-rise developments. A group of experts has drawn up a bill of additional amendments, which was completed in July and has been submitted to the Ministry of Construction (MoC), according to U Khin Maung […]

Singapore’s Surbana Jurong JV builds local capacity

Singapore’s Surbana International Consultants will have a greater capacity to bid for large scale projects in Myanmar, following its recent merger with Jurong International Holdings, according to Gareth Wong, general manager of Surbana in Myanmar. Both companies were formerly part of the Singaporean government – Surbana was formerly under the Housing & Development Board (HDB) […]