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Myanmar Govt Targets Mines Over Undelivered Gold Payments

Naypyitaw – The government will file lawsuits against 138 mining companies which allegedly failed to deliver gold to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, according to government spokesman U Zaw Htay. “We are planning to file lawsuits against 138 companies and have sent notices to 104 firms,” said U Zaw Htay. The Irrawaddy […]

Central Bank Allows Yen, Yuan Transactions

The Central Bank of Myanmar on Wednesday announced that it will now allow the Japanese yen and Chinese yuan to be used as a settlement currency for international payments and transfers. The move came after Chinese investors urged the Ministry for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations to reform Myanmar’s foreign currency exchange policies during the […]

19 Diplomatic Missions Considering Move to Capital: Govt

NAYPYITAW — Nineteen countries have proposed opening embassies in the diplomatic zone of Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw, and three have already acquired land there, said U Min Thu, a member of the Naypyitaw Development Committee. Bangladesh and Malaysia have bought land in the diplomatic zone while Brunei has exchanged its embassy compound in Yangon for property […]

Implementation of burma’s vacant, fallow and virgin land management law: at odds with the nationwide ceasefire agreement and peace negotiations

Land rights of peoples must be protected to improve prospects for peace. The Government of Myanmar’s approach to land policy risks increasing land conflicts and exacerbating current challenges in formal peace negotiations. Civil society organizations strongly oppose implementation of the recently-amended Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law (VFV Land Law), due to well-founded fears […]

Energy Ministry Negotiates to Lower Fuel Oil Prices

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy is negotiating with suppliers to bring down fuel oil prices, said managing director of the ministry U Thant Sin. U Thant Sin, who is also the vice-chairman of the government supervisory committee on petroleum and petroleum product business activities, said during a monthly press conference on Thursday in Naypyitaw […]

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Brother Appeals Inheritance Ruling to Supreme Court

Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s brother has filed a special appeal to the Union Supreme Court asking it to review a Yangon court’s decision in his legal dispute with her over an inheritance. Yangon’s Western District Court ruled in 2016 that the home on Yangon’s University Avenue in which Daw Aung San […]

Invitation of Expression of Interest (EOI) for long-term lease in Naypyitaw Cement Factory under Naypyitaw Development Committee, Naypyitaw, Submission Date: 16 November 2018.

Naypyitaw Cement Factory under Naypyitaw Development Committee near Aung Si Lar village, far (8/6) miles from Taung Sin Aye village, Lewei Township is intended to cooperate with Local or Foreign companies as long-term lease. As a first step, Companies who interested in that cooperation are required to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) not later […]

Ministry of electricity and energy invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers MOEE-NEP/C1-W4/18, closing date: 29 October 2018.

Specific procurement notice Date : 12th September, 2018 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No : 5727-MM Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Shan (East), Shan (South), Shan (North) & Bago (East), Naypyitaw for National Electrification Project Reference No : MOEE-NEP/C1-W4/18&MOEE-NEP/C1- W5/18 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing […]

The Ministry of Construction, Department of Highways, Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Public Private Partnership Project Phase 1 , Submission deadline: 30 October 2018.

September 7, 2018 Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Public Private Partnership Project Phase 1 The Ministry of Construction (“MOC”) of the Union Government of Myanmar, coordinating with the Yangon Regional Government, is inviting interested parties to pre-qualify to undertake the design, engineering, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the first phase of […]

Ministry of electricity and energy, electricity supply enterprise, Expressions of Interest, EOI, Consulting Services, Submission Date: 27 September 2018.

Date 7th September 2018 Project No. 50020-002 Project Title Myanmar: Power Network Development Project Title of Assignment Project Implementation Consultant (PIC)    (Distribution Component) Deadline for Submission of EOI [27th September 2018 , 14:00 hr] 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has applied for financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the […]