Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Tanintharyi airport invites tender bids for upgrade project

Aug 19, 2019
Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) put out a request for tender proposals last week

Belgian telco first to cut ties with Mytel

Aug 16, 2019
A Belgian satellite communications provider has become the first company to cut ties with a Myanmar

Myanmar’s first 5G service tested by Mytel

Aug 16, 2019
Myanmar telco Mytel recently tested what could become Myanmar’s first 5G cellular service. Las

New industrial park proposed near Yangon

Aug 16, 2019
A major Myanmar conglomerate has proposed a new industrial park to be developed outside Yangon. This

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

Crops flood damage down from last year

Aug 23, 2019
Myanmar crops suffered less damage from monsoon flooding this year, U Myo Tint Tun, deputy permanent

China-Myanmar high-speed railway route planned

Aug 23, 2019
Myanma Railways has decided on a route for a high speed railway linking Mandalay with Muse on Myanma

Myanmar foreign debt now totals US$10.2 billion

Aug 22, 2019
Myanmar ended the 2017-2018 fiscal year with US$10.2 billion in foreign debt, the Joint Public Accou

EU grants €8 million to develop Myanmar trade

Aug 16, 2019
The EU has pledged €8 million in funding to develop Myanmar trade. It supports initiatives within

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Politics

Most important political updates

NLD suspends senior party member

Aug 23, 2019
The National League for Democracy (NLD) has suspended a high-ranking party member for rules violatio

Violence in northern Myanmar threatens trade and tourism

Aug 23, 2019
Violence in northern Myanmar with an alliance of ethnic armed organizations (EOA) is spreading acros

Charter report approved by Myanmar parliament

Aug 16, 2019
Myanmar’s Union Parliament voted Friday to approve a report by its Charter Amendment Committee

YCDC offers paperless building permit applications

Aug 13, 2019
Prospective builders in the city of Yangon can now apply for permits online. The new paperless syste