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 […]

New Industrial Zone in Mon State to open this month

The Kyauktan Industrial Zone Implementation Committee has announced that the Kyauktan Industrial Zone, located in Mon State, will officially be opened on 26 March. Basic industrial zone infrastructure, including roads, bridges, water and electricity supply have recently been completed after a construction period of two years. “Implementation of the industrial zone is now about 90 […]

Mawlamyine Tap Water to be Piped by Thai JV

The distribution of drinking water in Mawlamyine in Myanmar’s Southeastern Mon state will be assigned to a joint venture between a Thai and a Myanmar company, a source from the Mon State Development Committee said. The Thai company has been chosen for the joint venture but is yet to be publicly named. Currently, the State […]