Dala bridge construction suspended over COVID-19 cases

Construction works on the Dala bridge will be suspended after four Myanmar engineers from the construction team tested positive for COVID-19, U Tun Yin, regional Hluttaw MP from Dala, said. “It is impossible to continue the construction work. If we do not suspend work now, the virus will spread to everyone. We decided to halt […]

Is it a tender when the result is fixed?

An unusual urgent proposal was submitted to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on May 22. Its object was to suspend an invitation to tender. U Aung Thein Linn has proposed that a Ministry for Information tender for land in Mayangone township be suspended. (Aung Htay Hlaing/The Myanmar Times)U Aung Thein Linn has proposed that a Ministry for […]

Brand USA’s Opportunity in Myanmar

This week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is leading a delegation of American CEOs to Myanmar – a country whose opening remains filled with peril and promise. Escalating violence against Myanmar’s Muslims has caused more than a thousand deaths; the destruction of more than ten thousand homes, mosques, and schools; and the displacement of […]

Dawei SEZ impeded as Italian-Thai incapable to finance alone

DAWEI—Myanmar is going to invite more international investors to participate in the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project as Italian-Thai Development (ITD) has proved unable to fund it alone, officials told a press conference on Monday. The implementation of Dawei SEZ and its related projects has been delayed as ITD faces financial constraints. The project is […]