Collier Property Report: Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago

The Can-Do spirit readies Myeik for take off Author: Tony Picon – Vice Chairman – Colliers Myanmar A strong, dynamic business community located in an area with abundant natural resources bodes well for the potential development of Myeik (formerly Mergui) both as a tourist destination supporting the beachfront islands of Myeik archipelago but more importantly […]

Thai Banking Giant Backs Scheme to Help Small Businesses in Mon and Thanintharyi

One of Thailand’s largest banks has teamed up with Myanmar for a scheme aimed at helping small businesses in Mon state and Thanintharyi in the southeast. The scheme, backed by Kasikornbank, will offer training programmes and financial assistance for entrepreneurs and mom-and-pop businesses in the region’s staple industries, which include rubber, fishing and fruit. After […]

MIC grants permit for island hotel in Mergui national marine park

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has allowed a joint venture company to start a hotel business on an island that is part of a national marine park in the pristine Mergui archipelago. Kyaw Phyo Win Mauk Company and Mokan International Co. Ltd have been granted a 50 year lease on the white-sanded Phila Island, which […]

Map of Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago is a group of 800 mostly uninhabited islands. There are around 2,000 sea gypsies that live on some of the islands, most of them are fishermen. You will find pristine islands with crystal clear water there. Excellent reef can be found around the islands. Mergui Archipelago has been touted as the next […]