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Specific Procurement Notice, National Electrification Project, Closing Date 4th March 2019

Date :  1st February, 2019 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No: 5727-MM Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Adaptation Villages in Mandalay for National Electrification Project Reference No: MOEE-NEP/C1-W14/19 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the National Electrification Project, and […]

Chinese demand for Myanmar cotton could surge on trade war with US

China, the world’s largest importer of cotton, has been eyeing Myanmar-produced cotton with much greater interest in the wake of its trade war with the US, local cotton growers have told The Myanmar Times. China has imported cotton from the US for the past 10 years. Last month though, US President Donald Trump imposed $50 […]

Government revokes miner’s permit on failure to pay gold debts

The gold mining permit of National Prosperity Company (NPC), which operates in Moehti Moemi mining district in Yamethin, Mandalay, has been revoked after the miner failed to pay a sum in gold owed to the government, U Thein Soe, deputy permanent secretary from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation said. NPC entered into […]

Mandalay Government to Spend K4b for Staff Housing

Mandalay regional government will spend nearly K4 billion for a mega-housing project in eight townships for civil servants starting mid-2018 to meet staff housing requirements, an Urban and Housing Development official told The Myanmar Times. The construction plan is part of regional government’s plan to be implemented during the interim-budget period before fiscal year 2018-2019 starts on […]

India signs 11 agreements with Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW: India and Myanmar today signed 11 agreements in a range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation, to further strengthen their multifaceted partnership. The MoUs were signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. India and Myanmar signed an MoU to strengthen […]

Invitation for Price Quotations for 35 Diesel Generators by Department of Rural Development. Closing Date 24 Mar 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP). The IDA N° of the financing agreement is N° H814MM. The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, […]

Mobil phone ownership at 90 per cent

Over 90 per cent of the people in Myanmar now own a phone, up from only 10 per cent five years ago, said U Kyaw Myo, Deputy Minister for Transport and Communications at the 16th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting. “The Myanmar communications sector has rapidly developed under the new system. The number […]

Myanmar and California quake threats similar

The earthquake threat in California is little different from that posed by the Sagaing fault line that slices north to south through the middle of Myanmar. Earthquakes hit California and Myanmar every day, but while most do not cause damage or loss of life, experts say the day will come when big quakes will cause […]