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Yangon given less than 24 hours to “lockdown”, businesses to work from home

The Ministry of Health and Sports on September 20 instructed the whole of Yangon Region, excluding Cocokyun township, to stay at home after more than 2500 COVID-19 cases were reported in the region in the past 36 days. The announcement 107/2020 signed by the health minister Dr Myint Htwe states that with the increase in […]

Daw Suu under pressure to drop car import licences for govt officials

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi greets her supporters after the meeting with government officials and people in Bago in March 2019. Daw Suu under pressure to drop car import licences for govt officials Exclusive: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government is under renewed pressure to drop plans to award tax-exempt car import licences to senior […]

Myanmar govt extends electricity subsidy until December

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) announced on August 18 that Myanmar households will not need to pay for the first 150 units of electricity consumed each month until the end of December due to the continued outbreak of COVID-19. However, embassies, United Nations organisations, and international organisations will not enjoy the power subsidy. […]

Magwe Region to build five small-scale refineries

Magwe Region is developing five Octane 92 mini refineries which will be able to refine up to 30,000 gallons of oil per day once they come into operation, said Magwe Region Natural Environment, Resources and Energy Minister U Myint Zaw. The project is being carried out across 200 acres of land five miles from Pakokku. […]

Invitation to Open Tender for Medical Products ; Closing Date : 23rd March 2020

Sealed tenders are invited by Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health and Sports for the supply of Medical Equipment to all hospitals in the (2019-2020) Budget year. Tender documents are available during office hours at the Procurement and Supplying Division, Department of Medical Services office No (4), Ministry of Health and Sports Commencing from […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Construction, Department of Rural Road Development,Closing Date: 7th April 2020

1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Grant from the Federal Republic of Germany (KfW bank) through the Ministry of Construction towards the cost of Rural Development Programme – Phase V and Improvement of Agricultural Transport Infrastructure(IATI). 2. Department of Rural Road Development under Ministry of Construction intends to implement, with […]

Invitation to Open Tender for Medical Products ; Closing Date : 20th March 2020

Sealed tenders are invited by Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health and Sports for the supply of Drip Bottles (4-Items), Consumables for Nuclear Medicine Group, Consumables for Dental Group in the (2019-2020) Budget year. Tender documents are available during office hours at the Procurement and Supplying Division, Department of Medical Services office No (4), […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Closing Date: 28-2-2020

THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ELECTRICTY AND ENERGY MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE (INVITATION FOR OPEN TENDER) (32/2019-2020) 1. Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats. Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks    (a) DMP/L-194(19-20) Geophone Element / FDU Sercel(428) / 4 ½” TRI […]

Five areas chosen for child labour elimination pilot project

Ministry has chosen Yangon, Bago, Ayeyawady, Kayin and Mon, for the child labour elimination pilot project, said Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe. “The majority of the regional developing countries are using youths and children who will contribute to the production capacity. It is found that the countries facing poverty-related challenges […]

Ministry Launches Mobile App For Crop & Consumer Safety

The Plant Protec­tion Division under Ministry of Agri­culture, Livestock and Irrigation has recently introduced a mobile ap­plication to promote the effective and safe usage of pesticides on agricultural products. The application, “Plant Protection Mobile Appli­cation” (PP-Verion-1.0), is available on android phones will be upgraded as frequently as the app requires. Since launching just two months […]