Monitoring system updated for Thilawa SEZ and Yangon River

Myanmar-Japan Thilawa Development Limited (MJTD) set up a weather monitoring system, using Japanese technology, at Thilawa Special Economic Zone and surface water level sensor on the Yangon River, said MJTD. The weather monitoring system provides information on wind speed, wind direction, precipitation, air pressure, temperature and humidity levels as well as water levels in the […]

Thilawa to Offer Modest Plots of Lands to Entice Small Businesses

Japan and Myanmar’s have agreed to es­tablish small factory rental spaces at the Thila­wa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in a bid to promote investment among small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to the zone’s operator. Under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) and the Union of […]

Osaka Business Group Leases Thilawa for SMEs

On May 11, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development (MJTD), the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) to establish a small rental factory area in Thilawa Special Economic Zone. According to the MoU, the […]

Companies Resize Ambitions in Myanmar After Census

Census Shows Population Is Significantly Smaller Than Earlier Estimates Buddhist devotees visit Myanmar’s Shwedagon Pagoda. An official census released Saturday found the population of the country was significantly smaller than previously thought. Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar—A lower-than-expected population count is taking some of the shine off Myanmar, compelling current and hopeful investors to reassess what […]

Thai alliance in Myanmar venture

Millcon Steel Plc (MILL), a SET-listed steelmaker, has formed a partnership with SET-listed General Engineering Plc (GEL) to develop a building materials factory in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Myanmar to cash in on growing demand in the neighbouring country. Millcon and General Engineering signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday with Myanmar […]