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Timber group replaces sub-contractors with service providers

This comes after it previously said no more sub-contracts would be issued. It announced that the decision to hire service providers was due to the MTE’s capacity limits. Experts have questioned the differences between sub-contractors and service providers and argued that transparency is essential in any reformed processes. Last year, the MTE announced that it […]

Ranhill eyes power plant projects in Myanmar, Sabah

PETALING JAYA: Ranhill Holdings Bhd, which is close to partially divesting its waste water company in China, is eyeing a gas-fired power plant project in Myanmar and submitted a proposal to build a new power plant in Sabah. Its president and CEO Tan Sri Hamdan Mohamad said the Myanmar government is calling for expressions of interest […]

Indonesia SOEs Set to Expand Into Myanmar

Yangon. Indonesian state-owned mining companies Timah and Aneka Tambang and lender Bank Negara Indonesia are finalizing business expansion plans in Myanmar. Ito Sumardi, Indonesia’s ambassador to Myanmar, said on Saturday that BNI would set up a representative office in the country either this month or next, without taking on local partners. Tri Hartono, secretary of […]