Myanmar Mulls Over Domestic Flight Resumption

Nov. 25—The government is reviewing in various aspects to be able to resume domestic flight schedules that have been suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Myanmar, said Nay Win, director of the Civil Aviation Department. He also said the resumption of domestic flights relied on the virus infection situation. “How we will resume flights […]

CMP garment exports rise last FY despite COVID crisis

<a href=”https://youtu.be/pCvYiQYDHcE” target=”_blank”><img src=”https://consult-myanmar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/doingbusinessinmyanmar-thumbnail2.jpg” width=”600″ height=”250″ /> </a> Myanmar’s garment export sector, which constitutes over 20 per cent of overall export value, stepped up amid the coronavirus impacts. Exports of garments manufactured under the cut-make-pack (CMP) system were valued US$4.798 billion in the last financial year 2019-2020, according to the data from the Ministry of […]

Myanmar exported garments worth $4.28 bn in Oct 1-Aug 31

Myanmar exported garments under the cut-make-pack (CMP) system worth $4.28 billion between October 1 and August 31 in fiscal 2019-20, according to data from the ministry of commerce. However, following the novel coronavirus pandemic, some CMP garment factories have shut down due to lack of raw materials, leaving thousands of workers unemployed. Myanmar financial year […]

Renewed conflict in Myanmar slows China’s belt and road projects

A recent decision by the Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, not to extend a cease-fire aimed at ethnic armed organizations excluded from a nationwide peace agreement puts the country’s Belt and Road projects in further limbo. Multiple projects have already been halted, including the key Myitsone dam hydropower project in in Myanmar’s northernmost state of Kachin. […]

Parliament backs Parkway Hospital suspension

THE Pyithu Hluttaw approved a proposal to suspend the lease of a 4.3-acre plot owned by the Ministry of Health near Yangon General Hospital, which was originally slated to house a private Parkway Hospital, at a parliamentary session yesterday. Lawmakers called for the suspension of the lease of land for the private hospital during their […]