Amid Chinese Flu Fears, Mandalay Goes Without Masks While Dealers Make Profits

Mandalay – As concerns over the coronavirus rise, pharmacies and medical stores in Mandalay are facing shortages of surgical masks. Mandalay receives the highest number of Chinese arrivals by air or overland, making the city particularly vulnerable to the virus. It is also a Chinese business hub with the largest jade market in the country, […]

FDA sues 25 pharmacies for selling fake medical products

Dr Than Htut said all the 25 pharmacies which were sued also did not have valid licenses to sell medicines and medical products. Last year, the FDA sued 99 pharmacies for the same violations. “It is big amount. Every township in Myanmar has substandard, falsified and illegal medical products entering the market,” he told reporters […]

Myanmar’s ABC wants partners for basics

ABC Group, operator of ABC convenience stores in Myanmar, is looking for foreign partners to help it expand. A deal with foreign partners would help the company branch into other retail formats such as hypermarkets and supermarkets, said Wai Thit Lwin, managing director of the ABC chain. Myanmar’s retail sector is rife with opportunities for […]