Myanmar urged to address electricity loss

Myanmar’s electricity authorities need to pay more attention to transmission line maintenance to reduce frequent blackouts, experts said last week. “Technical losses need to be urgently addressed and 100-per- cent electrification is crucial to the nation’s growth,” said Andrew Lee, manager of General Electric Myanmar. Electricity would help Myanmar move forward, but frequent blackouts due […]

Technical Advisory And Management Support For Corporatization Of Mpt

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI) MYANMAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR REFORM PROJECT Credit No.:5353-MM Assignment Title: Technical advisory and management supportfor corporatization of MPT Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): C 1.4.1 The Government of the Union of Myanmar hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Telecommunications Sector Reform Project, and intends […]

Small Scale Miners Unlikely to be Involved in EITI Report

According to an official from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives (EITI) implementation group in Myanmar, small scale mining firms are not likely to be included in the first report of EITI, which aims to promote transparency in the mining sector. U Tin Thit from EITI Myanmar said, “There are weaknesses in record keeping and documents […]