Mandalay invites open tender for crematory, cleaning equipment

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The open tender would include a crematory, a garbage tank and plastic trash carriers, the MCDC said. It said the garbage tank must be without lid and has a length of between 6 and 10 inches, 6 feet width and height of between three and 9 inches. The […]

What is single origin coffee and why you just know about the Shan State Kyauk Kuu Pyin

In the world of scotch whisky, the term “single malt” has a very special meaning, one that is often revered (perhaps to a fault) by both those in and out of the know. For better or for worse, the term has become synonymous with quality. The reverence attached to it is sort of silly; there […]

Gov’t to go after watered-down fuel

Filling stations could have their fuel licence withdrawn if they are caught selling substandard fuel or short measure, parliament heard last week. Deputy Minister for Energy U Aung Htoo announced on November 18 that the ministry had imported six mobile fuel laboratories that would soon set out across the country to carry out inspections. The […]

Mango Media’s Rose Swe

Aye Hnin Swe, known as Rose Swe, is the managing director of Mango Media, a marketing, public relations and advertising company whose clients include Coca-Cola, Visa, Unilever and Telenor – to name but a few. The media and advertising veteran talks to Myanmar Business Weekly about her career as a female entrepreneur in a country […]

Yangon to get fine dining eatery

Myanmar-born Pote Lee will open the first branch of his upscale restaurant Water Library in his homeland after launching the first two branches in Bangkok in 2008 and 2012. Scheduled to open by the end of this month, Water Library has been developed in a 100-year-old colonial mansion on Manawhari Road in Yangon, the same […]