Govt. plans to attract more tourists through Maw Taung gate

Maw Taung border gate in Myanmar-Thailand border is seeing less tourists and it need to open permanently to attract the tourists, according to officials and traders. Trading and tourism sectors through Maw Taung border gate have restrictions as it is a special temporary border trade post in Thailand side. Myanmar opened the border gate as […]

Paving road in Mawtaung in Myanmar-Thailand border 70 percent complete

Taninthayi- Road paving of Htonnkhar-Mawtaung road section is 70 percent completed and will be finished by December. Htonnkhar-Mawtaung road section in Taninthayi Township is undertaken by Myeik Public Company and it will be complete in December according to the Company. Currently, as it is still within the monsoon season, the road is inaccessible to locals […]

Three Gas-Generators to supply electricity needed for Myawady

Myawady, a Myanmar-Thailand border area town, is going to be supplied electricity needed for the town’s power consumption starting from November 2017 with three gas generators which produce 2 mega-watts each. Presently, efforts are being made for the full acquisition of 8 mega-watts bought from Thailand, according to Shwemyit Thaungyin power distribution enterprise. At present, […]

Myanmar-Thailand border trade talks planned

Thailand and Myanmar plan to have a joint trade committee meeting next month in an attempt to boost two-way trade and investment, according to the Bangkok Post. The move is part of the two countries’ strategy to drive overall border trade volume to reach 1.5 trillion baht (US$50 billion) next year, according to the December […]