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Ex-industry minister ‘violated office procedures’: govt spokesman

Former Union Industry Minister U Khin Maung Cho was allowed to resign because he violated office procedures, President’s Office spokesperson U Zaw Htay said. “Regarding the resignation of Industry Minister U Khin Maung Cho, the investigation found that [he] violated office procedures. According to this finding, U Khin Maung Cho had to resign to take […]

Invitation To Open Tender – Supply of Medical Equipments, Deadline: 21st August, 2019

Department of Medical Services Invitation To Open Tender Sealed tenders are invited by Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health and Sports for the supply of Medical Equipments in the (2018-2019) Budget year. Tender documents are available during office hours at the Procurement and Supplying Division, Department of Medical Services office No (4). Ministry of […]

Power purchase tenders called for summer 2020

The Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has called for purchase tenders at five power projects with the aim of producing over 1000MW of energy in time for summer next year. The invitation comes after State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi last week officiated the opening of […]

City development takes time

Even a light shower can flood the streets in Yangon. Aside from the drainage, residents also face issues with power shortages, broken pavements, traffic jams, poor waste management, homelessness and stray dogs – to name but a few. These urban woes are not specific to Yangon, but cities across the country are dealing with a […]

Myanmar Press Council Turns Attention to Exposing Fake News

The Myanmar Press Council announced Tuesday that it will focus on exposing people in Myanmar who produce fake news to manipulate public opinion, following the filing of a complaint by authorities in Mandalay region about an apparently phony social media report critical of the local government. The report about the business community questioning the legitimacy […]

Ministry Of Electricity And Energy, Myanma Oil And Gas Enterprise, Invitation For Open Tender, ( 17 / 2018 ), Closing Date: 2 October 2018.

1. Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in United States Dollars and Myanmar Kyats. Sr.No Tender No Description Remark (1) IFB-021(18-19) Applied Research Center, Mud Logging Unit and Geology Workstation (10) Items US$ (2) IFB-022(18-19) LITHO SI Software (1) No US$ (3) IFB-023(18-19) Telecommunication Equipment (4) Items US$ (4) IFB-024(18-19) […]

Ministry of electricity and energy, Myanma oil and gas enterprise, invitation for open tender, Closing Date: 12 September 2018.

1. Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in United States Dollars and Myanmar Kyats. Sr.No Tender No Description Remark (1) IFB-004(18-19) 100 Ton Travelling Block with Hook (YG90) (1) Set US$ (2) IFB-005(18-19) Rotary Swivel (2) Items US$ (3) IFB-006(18-19) Rotary Table Complete Package for ZJ 50 D Drilling Rig […]

Government will launch tenders for upgrade, of two oil refineries

The government will soon launch tenders for the construction of at least two oil refineries, now “urgently required” on the back of rising demand and higher oil prices, which has led to a much higher petrol import bill of late. “We will need one big oil refinery to cover expected demand for products like petroleum […]

Change in fiscal year insufficient to address shortfalls in budget process

While seen as positive, Nay Pyi Taw’s proposed change of fiscal year alone cannot address the lack of flexibility in the annual budgeting process, according to businesses. The adoption of multi-year budgeting should be implemented instead. Lawyers, investors and financiers told The Myanmar Times that while changing the fiscal year could bring some advantage to […]

YBS, YRTA and a new initiative to be accepted by the people

With the number of Yangon city-dwellers increasing by leaps and bounds, transportation became a problem for Yangon city commuters. It has been a big problem for many years. Due to poor management of the authorities concerned, the bus lines in Yangon had been a nuisance for commuters in the city. They had to always travel […]