Amid China stand-off, BPCL plans Myanmar pipeline

State-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) is in talks with neighbouring countries including Bangladesh and Myanmar and others to set up product pipelines, the senior executives of the company said on Tuesday. The focus on neighbouring countries, especially Myanmar, seems important considering the recent tension between India and China over Doklam. Also, plans of similar […]

Myanmar coffee producers lag behind neighbouring countries

YANGON – Despite the fact that Myanmar has many fertile upland areas, the country is not known as a major coffee producer unlike neighbours Laos and nearby Vietnam. In recent years, local entrepreneurs have been exploring new ways to grow and market coffee domestically and abroad, with Ngwe Tun, the founder of Genuis Shan Highlands […]

Telenor Myanmar SIMs will work in five neighbouring countries

Telenor Myanmar SIM cards will work in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Malaysia and Thailand, a spokesperson for the company told Mizzima on October 8. Ko Soe Thu Tun, information officer for Telenor Myanmar told Mizzima added that they were currently testing the network in Yangon and would soon release SIM cards in Myanmar’s most populous city. […]