Myanmar fast tracks e-Visa approval

Myanmar introduced a fast-track tourist visa, last week, that delivers confirmation within 24 hours of the application, year-round, including public holidays. The Tourist Visa Express Service is a new trial with a streamlined approval process for all nationalities that are eligible for an e-tourist visa. The application is made online at the Ministry of Labour, […]

Myanma Railways: Invitation to bid to supply Passenger Coaches. Submission Date: 5 June 2018.

Tender No: 1/MR (MC)/EDCF (MYA-9)/2018-19 Date: 20th April, 2018 Invitation for Bids (IFB) 1.Myanma Railways invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Procurement of 100 Nos. Passenger Coaches. Only Korea Companies can be participated under EDCF Loan Agreement No.MYA-9 by Export-Import Bank of Korea. 2.Bidding will be conducted through Competitive Bidding (CB) procedures specified in […]

Department of Highways (DOH): EOI for Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP), Submission Date: 30 April 2018.

IDA Credit 5889-MM Assignment Reference Number: C1-MOC-CSO2 Assignment Title: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Resettlement Action Plan(RAP) for the Kalay- Hahka Road Rehabilitation in Chin State The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The […]

China’s poverty alleviation efforts in Myanmar help ease Rakhine State situation

China has been paying close attention to the Rakhine State conflict in Myanmar and the ensuing refugee exodus to Bangladesh. In March, during the legislative two sessions, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China has always insisted on a peaceful and rightful way of dealing with international affairs, especially those at the center of attention. Nearly […]

Nay Pyi Taw scraps Hpa-An coal power plant, communities urge Kayin govt to follow suit

Kayin communities and civil society groups applauded Nay Pyi Taw’s decision announced last month to halt a proposed coal power plant in Hpa-An and urged the regional government to confirm the cancellation. Meanwhile, a total of 130 civil society groups issued a joint statement to urge the government to cancel all proposed and suspended coal-fired […]

Government tries to ease bus travel for Thingyan

Arrangements are being made to allow easy access to highway bus tickets without extra fees during the Thingyan festival, said U Win Swe, chair of the Nay Pyi Taw supervisory committee for motor vehicles. “Every passenger will get a bus ticket. We also instructed operators not to increase ticket prices,” he said on Wednesday. Myanmar’s […]

MyTel enters Myanmar’s telecoms mart

Mytel Company, Myanmar’s fourth operator announced on Thursday that they started selling SIM cards in Nay Pyi Taw, eastern Bago and Kayin State on March 15. “A key point of our launch plan has always been a focus on more rural areas, and the provinces away from large cities like Yangon and Mandalay. We are […]

Department of Power Transmission and System Control, Invitation for Bids (IFB), Closing Date: 18 May 2018.

If your company has Request for Quotation (RFQ) or Tender Announcement that you want us to publish for FREE in the Tenders & Awards section of our website please submit to us at tender (at) consult-myanmar.com for our consideration. Loan/Credit No. : EDCF-MYA-7 1. The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has […]

Govt risks derailing economy despite legislative reforms

Candid comments from businesses expose this govt’s leadership and policy void in managing the economy, with no vision and little action. As the administration concludes its second year, it has yet to deliver. BUSINESS leaders, in rare candour, have expressed strong reservations and wide-ranging criticism over the current government’s approach to the economy as it […]

Myanmar consumers shift habits: study

Myanmar consumers in major cities evolved from a generation of necessity to a generation of need for social appearance and lifestyles, according to a Thai-based behavioural consulting research firm, which attributed the shift to the increase of disposable income of workers amid economic growth during the past few years. Envirosell Thailand, which conducted a study […]