Myeik in urgent need of garbage facility

As there is nowhere to properly dispose of garbage in Myeik, locals are calling on the regional government to urgently find a dumpsite. Myeik is the capital of Taninthayi Region and its most economically developed city. Some officials said there is an urgent need for a disposal site and that it should be located a […]

Proposal for Tourism Industry Should be Submitted to Taninthayi Region

NAYPYITAW- A proposal to implement hotels and tourism industry in Salon Island, Kawthaung Township, Taninthayi Region, should be submitted to the Taninthayi Region Government Committee, Ohn Maung, Union Minister of Hotels and Tourism Industry told parliament on Wednesday. Ohn Maung was replying to a question from Dr Khin Maung Win, MP of No. 11 Constituency of […]

Deluxe rubber factory in Dawei to start full operation in December

The quality rubber factory built near Thabya Village in Dawei Township, Taninthayi Region, has started test runs and will come into full operation in December, accordnig to factory manager Tin Oo. Located on a 30-acre (12-hectare) land plot by Dawei-Htikhee Road 11 kilometres east of Dawei, the factory started construction in August last year and […]

FDA burns illegal food, drugs in Myeik

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has burned food and drugs unfit for consumption in Myeik, Taninthayi Region. Expired and unlicensed items were among the destroyed goods. Dr Zin May Htay, secretary at the Myeik District FDA, said: “We found 104 drugs unfit for consumption from AA Medical Products Co. We also inspected drug stores […]

Ministry, NGOs cooperating on education reform

At yesterday’s meeting of the Amyotha Hluttaw in Nay Pyi Taw, Deputy Minister for Education U Win Maw Tun said the ministry is conducting educational reform by cooperating with Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in sectors and sub-sectors. The Deputy Minister was responding to a question by U Mahn Law Moung of Constituency 8 in Chin State […]

Crop insurance, land reform and investment are essential to Myanmar’s agricultural sector

Q: What is the state of the rice industry in Myanmar? A: The government relaxed its control of the rice industry in 2003. Since FY2012-2013, rice export volume has exceeded one million tons per year. Q: Rice from Myanmar does not meet international standards and fails to sell for good prices in the international market. […]

Taninthayi holds talks on introduction of a bill on Freshwater fish Enterprise Law

MYEIK- District level talks on the introduction of a bill on Freshwater Fish Enterprise Law were being held in Taninthayi Region, led by the Speaker of Taninthayi Region Parliament. The fishing and breeding of saltwater fish and prawn play a vital role in the Taninthayi Region- that’s why plan was underway to exactly emerge of […]

MTE to resume timber extraction from Taninthayi mountains

Caption: The Taninthayi mountain range where MTE will resume its timber extraction. Myanma Timber Enterprise will resume its activities to extract 17,000 tonnes of timber from Taninthayi mountain range. The timber will be taken from a protected public forest and forest reserve of Taninthayi mountain range. Some 2,000 tonnes of timber will be extracted from […]

Global economic instability drives the rubber price to decline

Rubber prices in Myanmar have declined due to global economic instability, particularly in durable goods markets and petroleum which are closely linked to rubber said U Khaing Myint, the general secretary of Myanmar Rubber Planters and Producers Association. Since May, a tonne of Myanmar rubber sold for about US$1,400 whereas the rubber price hit US$1,800-2,000 […]

Land Clearing at Dawei Airport did not Invite Tender

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Taninthayi Region government has not invited tenders for the land clearing operation at Dawei Airport as the budget. A local company in Taninthayi Region was allowed to run the operation by using a surplus budget of Taninthayi Region government. Taninthayi Region Chief Dr. Lei Lei Maw ordered that […]