Myanmar pushes ahead with new carrier, airport

Asia’s recently democratized nation, Myanmar (formerly Burma), is expanding its aviation capability with a new airline and the construction of an international airport. The new carrier, to be named Asian Blue Aviation, is joint venture (JV) between Japan’s full-service carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Myanmar-based banking, infrastructure and telecoms company Golden Sky World, a […]

Power plant wastewater causes health problems, water shortages in Tikyit

Wastewater from the coal-fired power plant in Tikyit, Pinlaung Township, Pa-O Self-Administered Region, has been identified as the cause of health problems and drinking water shortages in the area. Edin Power Company Group started operating the coal-fired power plant on March 1. Residents said the coal-fired power plant in Tikyit uses natural purified drinking water, […]

Three companies submit tenders for Yangon New City Project

YANGON—Three companies, including Shwe Popa International Construction Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Shwe Than Lwin Co, submitted tender bids for Yangon New City Project. An opening ceremony for the preliminary tender for the project was held at the Yangon Region Government Committee Office on September 22 under the supervision of the Yangon Region Minister for […]