Tenders

This week’s new tenders

Jan 22, 2021
Ministry of Construction Invites Open Tenders for Rural Road Construction Works Meiktila University

This week’s new tenders

Jan 15, 2021
Ministry of Border Affairs Invites Tenders for Purchasing of a Computer Numerical Control Machine De

This week’s new tenders

Jan 08, 2021
Department of Marine Administration Invites Open Tenders for the Purpose of Demolition of the Wreck

This week’s new tenders

Dec 25, 2020
Bago University Invites Open Tenders to Purchase Office Equipment, Furniture and Others Technologica

Companies & Investments

Hot news regarding investments in Myanmar

Thai developer fired from Dawei SEZ

Jan 22, 2021
Myanmar has axed a number of high-value contracts with a major foreign developer in the Dawei Specia

Siam Commercial Bank launches in Myanmar

Jan 22, 2021
Siam Commercial has officially launched its Myanmar subsidiary, Siam Commercial Bank Myanmar. “

China signs MOU for Mandalay-Rakhine railway

Jan 15, 2021
China and Myanmar signed an MOU this week for a new 650-kilometer railway line connecting Mandalay w

YSX to add four new companies this year

Jan 13, 2021
The Yangon Stock Exchange will soon add a seventh company, Amata Holding, to its bourse, but three m

Economy

News impacting Myanmar's economic development

IMF predicts only 0.5% growth in FY 2020/21

Jan 22, 2021
The International Monetary Fund has revised its growth forecast to a scant 0.5% for the fiscal year.

USD 370 million textile zone planned for Sagaing

Jan 20, 2021
Sagaing Region will soon receive Myanmar’s first textile-based industrial zone. Myanmar’

New fish economic zone floated

Jan 13, 2021
The government of Tanintharyi has proposed a new economic zone specifically for the region’s f

Individual permits boost trade MMK 8 billion

Jan 13, 2021
A new round of Individual Trading Cards (ITC) has helped boost overall trade by MMK 8.09 billion in

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Politics

Most important political updates

Repatriation set for June

Jan 22, 2021
Bangladesh has announced plans to begin repatriating 750,000 Rakhine Muslim refugees to Myanmar in J

Will a Biden presidency shake up U.S.-Myanmar relations?

Jan 21, 2021
This week, the United States swore in President Joe Biden. On the same day, President U Win Myint fo

Ahead of Biden takeover, China affirms support in ethnic conflict

Jan 15, 2021
One week before the U.S. presidential inauguration, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi reaffirmed Beij

With new China deal, vaccines in sight

Jan 15, 2021
The country’s first COVID-19 vaccinations are on the horizon. Following a deal to buy vaccine