Request for expressions of interest, Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP), Submission Date: 31 August 2018.

IDA Credit 5889-MM Assignment Reference Number: C4-DOH-CS08 Assignment Title: International Road and Bridge Hydrologist Individual Consultant Position The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Band towards the cost of the Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The Department of Highways (DOH) of the Ministry of Construction (MOC) who […]

Invitation for Bids, IWUMD invites for the Rehabilitation of the Chaung Magyi Irrigation System, submission date: 7 August 2018.

Date 22 June 2018 Loan No and Title 3477-MYA; Irrigated Agriculture Inclusive Development Project (IAIDP) Contract No and Title IAIDP/Package 01; Rehabilitation of the Chaung Magyi Irrigation System Death Line for Submission of Bids 7 August 2018 / 10:00 AM ( Myanmar Standard Time) 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing […]

Ministry of Construction, Request for expressions of Interest, Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP), Submission Date: 9 July 2018.

IDA Credit 5889 – MM Assignment Reference Number: C1-C2-MOC- CS- 01 Assignment Title: Rural Roads and Highways Design and Supervision (Consulting) Firm Lot Project Office Project Site Contracting Agencies Lot 1 DOH project office Nay Pyi Taw Rakhine and Chin States Department of Highways Lot 2 DRRD project office Nay Pyi Taw Ayeyarwaddy, Bago, Magway, […]

Visa-free entry for Japan and South Korea soon

The government will grant visa-free entry to Myanmar for citizens of Japan and South Korea and give visas on arrival to Chinese tourists, U Khin Zaw, an adviser of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism told The Myanmar Times on Sunday. “On Friday, the government sent an official letter agreeing to give visa free entry […]

Department of Highways (DOH): EOI for Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP), Submission Date: 30 April 2018.

IDA Credit 5889-MM Assignment Reference Number: C1-MOC-CSO2 Assignment Title: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Resettlement Action Plan(RAP) for the Kalay- Hahka Road Rehabilitation in Chin State The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Flooding and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The […]

Ministry criticises slow action on visa-on-arrival proposal

Hotels and Tourism Union Minister U Ohn Maung criticised the slow action on the ministry’s proposal to issue a visa-on-arrival (VOA) to tourists from China, Japan and South Korea to boost the country’s tourism. “We thought they (the Immigration Department) would give visas-on-arrival for package tours if visitors arrive by air,” U Ohn Maung told […]

Department of Highways : Invitation for price quotations. Submission Date: 22 February 2018.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The IDA No. of the credit agreement is No. 5889-MM. The Department of Highways (DOH) of the Ministry of Construction, in its role as implementing agency of […]

More Asian Travellers Expected to Arrive in 2018

Industry players forecast tour packages from Asian markets to jump 25 percent in 2018 and 2019, while arrivals from European countries could dip by almost 20pc for the same period. U Khin Zaw, advisor of the Union minister of Hotels and Tourism, told The Myanmar Times on January 3 that the change in arrival pattern was […]

Regions and States Seek Permission to Operate Casinos

FIVE regional and state chief ministers have sought permission to operate casinos in hotels in their respective territories during a meeting with Vice President U Henry Van Thio in Nay Pyi Taw in last month, according to U Yan Win, chair of Myanmar Tourism Federation. The chief ministers from Mandalay, Tanintharyi, Shan, Kayin and Mon discussed […]

Guest registration changes tipped to win NLD ‘goodwill’

“Midnight inspections” – raids on the homes of suspected dissidents and opponents of the former regime – could be a thing of the past. But observers have warned that the proposal by the National League for Democracy to scrap this practice would leave many other repressive laws in place. On March 21, the NLD proposed abolishing the […]