Submitted by ksmaw on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 16:50
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has proposed a plan to build a Yangon circular double-flyover railway line, says Wai Phyo Han, secretary for Yangon Region’s parliamentary Transport, Communication, Construction and Industry Committee.
Wai Phyo Han said the project would start from Yangon Railway Station in 2018.
It is part of the urban development master plan drawn up by the JICA and Yangon City Development Committee.
Submitted by ksmaw on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 16:49
The Mingala Market will be rebuilt once the Yangon Region parliament and government give the green light, according to Dr Win Myat Aye, the minister for social welfare, relief and resettlement.
MP Phyu Phyu Thin, the National League for Democracy’s lawmaker for Mingala Taungnyunt Township, asked about the market at the Lower House on June 9.
Win Myat Aye said Myanmar Engineers’ Association analysis found that the market could be rebuilt or repaired on the fourth and fifth floors.
Submitted by whtut on Thu, 06/09/2016 - 21:58
Myanmar's electricity authorities need to pay more attention to transmission line maintenance to reduce frequent blackouts, experts said last week.
Submitted by whtut on Thu, 06/09/2016 - 21:32
THERE IS a long way to go for the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), which opened for trading late March, to achieve success and sustainability, capital market experts said at a panel discussion during the Myanmar Business Leaders’ Inaugural Summit last week.
Submitted by whtut on Thu, 06/09/2016 - 21:17
THE MYANMAR and US private sectors repeated their calls for the complete lifting of all the sanctions against Myanmar as well as the reinstatement of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), saying only those moves would help Myanmar reach its full economic potential.
Submitted by thmon on Wed, 06/08/2016 - 16:05
Residents did not receive compensation for Thilawa Special Economic Zone (A), said Mya Hlaing, the leader of the Thilawa social development organisation.
Submitted by mthan on Wed, 06/08/2016 - 15:17
Yangon Aerodrome Company Ltd (YACL), an Asia World subsidiary, will raise its airport tax on July 1, requiring a foreign passenger to pay US$20 and a local passenger to pay Ks 3,000 per outbound flight.
In the past, an outbound foreign passenger had to pay $15 in airport tax, and a domestic traveller was charged Ks 2,000 at the departure counter of the Yangon International Airport.
Submitted by whtut on Tue, 06/07/2016 - 20:44
SINGAPOREAN firm Titan Pest Management foresees a bright business outlook for its pest control services, ready to first serve restaurants and hotels and help the public sector raise awareness for better hygiene.
"People [in Myanmar] do not really know much about it [pest control]," Nicole Zycinski-Singh, co-founder and director of Titan Pest, said at a press conference recently.
Submitted by whtut on Tue, 06/07/2016 - 17:07
In an attempt to promote trade, the Ministry of Commerce will try to establish a link between the farming and industry sectors rather than continuing Myanmar’s heavy reliance on natural resources, Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint on June 5 at a meeting with entrepreneurs at the Hlaingthaya Industrial Zone in Yangon.
Submitted by ttwin on Sun, 06/05/2016 - 17:15
Trade volume with the use of Individual Trading Cards (ITCs) exceeded Ks727 million in two months, with the maximum volume of over Ks307 million at the Kanpiketi border, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
From April 1 to May 20, exports of Ks106 million and imports worth more than Ks621 million went through the border camp using the cards.