76 million dollars fresh water supply project under way in Myeik

Myeik Public Corporation Company will implement a $76 million fresh water supply project in Myeik Township in cooperation with a Thai company, according to an investment forum held in Myeik on November 7 and 8. Aung Chain, Associate Managing Director of Myeik Public Corporation Company sai, “The company signed an MoU with the regional government […]

Thai company to conduct impact study for offshore block

Thailand’s national oil and gas company PTT Exploration and Production Public Co Ltd will conduct an environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the offshore block called M9 before drilling exploratory and test wells in the second quarter of the year, the company has told Myanmar Times. PTTEP said it will conduct the EIA to ensure there […]

Water purification plant to be built near Letpadaungtaung copper project

MONYWA- Thailand and Myanmar will invest US$5 million to build a water purification plant near Letpadaungtaung copper mining project in Monywa, Sagaing Region, according to the Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration (DICA) in Sagaing Region. “The investment volume is $5 million. Myanmar is going to build a plant together with a Thai Company. Currently, […]

Only high-tech firms for hydro, coal power

Only companies and countries with access to the latest technologies and technologies which minimise environmental impact will be considered to take part in hydro and coal power projects in Myanmar, a senior official from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy told The Myanmar Times. “For electricity generation sources, we are planning to consider only the […]

Thailand Proposes Investment in Solar Power Sector

An unnamed Thai company proposed to make investments in a solar power station in Magway Region, said Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) Deputy Director General Than Aung Kyaw on October 31. “They proposed to build a 150-megawatt solar power station in Minbu. We will allow it after examining their proposal. The proposal is being examined now” […]

Thai company building ‘high-standard’ hospitals in Myanmar

Thailand’s third-largest private hospital group, the Thonburi Hospital Group, says it expects to sign a memorandum of understanding with Ga Mone Pwint Company in Yangon next week to start building two “superior-standard” hospitals in Myanmar. Dr Boon Vanasin, the owner of the Thonburi group, which has a network of 22 hospitals in Thailand and further […]

Private waste management coming to Mandalay

Mandalay City Development Committee will put out a tender later this month for rubbish collection in the city. A senior official from the committee’s Cleaning Department said companies will be invited in late February to submit proposals for taking on rubbish collection responsibilities. Mandalay current generates 750-800 tonnes a day of hard rubbish and the […]