Mandalay No 1 and 2 Industrial zones to be upgraded to meet international criteria

The No. 1 and No. 2 industrial zones in Mandalay will be upgraded to meet international criteria to be able to manufacture agricultural machines and equipment, it is learnt. There are 392 heavy enterprises, 304 middle-sized enterprises and 596 small-scale enterprises in the Mandalay industrial zone, with 13 categories of manufacturing businesses. Upgrading of the […]

Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to be upgraded in pilot project

Yangon Region government is to call on private industry to fund an upgrade of Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to serve as a pilot project for the nation. Hlaing Tharyar, the country’s biggest industrial zone, suffers a litany of problems, including inadequate electricity, poor roads and ageing infrastructure. U Khin Maung Oo, general secretary of Hlaing Tharyar […]

Surfing internet via smart phones , patrons logoff Yangon’s internet cafes

The boom in mobile phones is echoing in the empty spaces of Yangon’s internet cafes, owners say. “Internet users are decreasing at our internet cafe since MPT [Myanma Posts and Telecommunications] released K1500 SIM cards,” said an official at 8 Mile internet cafe. As a result, he said, most of his patrons are gamers. Those […]