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 […]

Myanmar eyes 5m international arrivals next year

Myanmar’s international arrivals are expected to exceed 5 million next year as the country’s private sector strengthens its overseas marketing, including in Thailand. Representatives of 17 hotels, resorts, restaurants and airlines from Myanmar were in Bangkok yesterday to meet with local buyers at the “Asean Travel Business Matching” event, organised by the Thai Travel Agents […]

Ministry Of Construction to invite Bids for Maubin Pyapon Road Rehabilitation Project; Closing Date: November 17, 2014

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION Invitation for Bids Date 15 September 2014 Loan No. and Title MYA – Maubin Pyapon Road Rehabilitation Project Contract No. and Title ICB 1 –MP: Maubin Pyapon Road Rehabilitation Project-Section Km 0+000 to km 25+000 ICB 2 –MP: […]

Thai banks step up push for licences in Myanmar

ALL FOUR THAI banks in Myanmar are intensifying their efforts to secure banking licences in the belief that opening up of the industry will proceed despite opposition for local players. Representatives of Kasikornbank (KBank) and Krungthai Bank (KTB) recently joined conferences in Yangon, speaking their minds on what their banks have to offer to the […]

Myanmar to legislate on computer software

YANGON — Computer professionals and government officials will form a committee to legislate on the import and export of computer software, according to Myanmar Computer Professionals Association (MCPA). “There is still no legal structure for software import/export in our country. Taxes on them are also yet to be decided. This is a requirement for the […]