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Myanmar focused on improvement of literacy rate

The government has been building a 21st century education system that will propel Myanmar to the rank of the upper-middle-income nations by 2030. Myanmar kicked off the International Literacy Day 2017 by holding a ceremony at the Ministry of Education in Nay Pyi Taw on September 8, with the objectives of aiming to improve literacy […]

Local, fair-trade coffee in Yangon? That’s Genius

Rubber, rice, fisheries, beans and pulses – the list of primary products Myanmar exports is well enough known. And then Ko Ngwe Tun thought: Why not coffee? Ko Ngwe Tun is familiar with his country’s geography. He knew where to find the right climate and the rich soil needed to grow the best coffee trees. […]

MIC clears construction of two five-star hotels in Nyaungshwe

The Myanmar Investment commission has given the go-ahead to the privately-owned Myat Min Company for the construction of two five-star hotels in Nyaungshwe, Taunggyi district of southern Shan State. The permit was granted by the MIC in a meeting held on April 26. The construction site for the hotel encompasses an 11-acre land plot in […]