MOHS allows factory workers from stay-home townships to resume work

Workers from factories and companies in Yangon have been allowed to go back to work since October 22, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports. The announcement released on October 25 stated that workers in Yangon, Mandalay, Bago and Ayeyarwady regions as well as Mon State were able to resume work starting October 22 […]

World Bank Approves $460 Million Funding for Power Generation, Health Services in Myanmar

YANGON—The World Bank (WB) has announced it will provide a total of US$460 million (645 billion kyats) in credit to Myanmar to upgrade electricity power generation projects and increase access to quality essential health services, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health. The WB said on Saturday its board approved $350 million in […]

Myanmar: Power System Efficiency Project Brings Country Closer to Universal Electricity Access

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $350 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to increase the output and efficiency of power generation and improve the resilience of Myanmar’s electricity system to climate change and disasters. The Board also approved $110 million in additional financing for the Essential Health Services […]

Myanmar Says Factories Must Take COVID-19 Precautions Before They Reopen

YANGON—The Myanmar government will allow only factories that have set up preventive measure to combat COVID-19 to resume operation on April 30, according to the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population. On Sunday, the Ministry of Labor issued an order saying that the country’s factories would be permitted to reopen after they have set up […]

UK Embassy Tells Citizens to Leave Myanmar Amid Coronavirus Concerns

YANGON—The UK Embassy in Yangon announced Tuesday that all British nationals in Myanmar are advised to leave the country if possible, due to the potential pressures on medical facilities from COVID-19 and the risk that flights departing the country will be cancelled. As of Wednesday afternoon, Myanmar has not yet seen a single confirmed case […]

Invitation to Bid (ITB) for T-shirt with Silk Screen Printing Closing Date on 31st August 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Reference No.: LITB-2017-9133887 UNICEF is inviting Sealed Bids for 460,500 T-Shirts with Silk Screen Printing to support to Ministry of Health and Sport (MOHS) for Japanese Encephalitis Campaign in Myanmar. Interested companies who have valid business registration and a minimum of two years’ experience with reputable clients are […]