Taunggyi balloon festival contract may go for K280m

The Shan State government obtained K280.2 million from the tender of the Taunggyi Tazaungdaing balloon festival, State Finance Minister U Sai Shal Talon told The Myanmar Times on Thursday. The annual Taunggyi Tazaungdaing balloon festival will be held for eight days from October 27 to November 3. Initially, there were 14 applicants who expressed their […]

License revocation for distilleries that breach rules on waste management

Distilleries that fail to adopt standards in discharging their waste water will have their licenses revoked, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Maj-Gen Aung Soe said to the Pyithu Hluttaw Session yesterday. The minister made the statement in response to a motion urging the union government to take action against distilleries that fail to observe the […]

Shan State invites firms to build small power plants

The Shan State government is inviting businesses to build small power plants of 30 megawatts and below under a BOO (build-operate-own) system for producing and distributing electricity. Firms are asked to submit registration documents, maps of the proposed plant’s location and project plans to the Ministry of Electric Power, Ministry of Industry and Shan State […]