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BreadTalk Myanmar eyes 300,000 customers a year

AFTER the grand opening of its first outlet in Myanmar on Saturday, BreadTalk, an Asian boutique bakery chain, expects soon to be serving nearly 300,000 customers in this country every year.

Su Myat Noe, marketing manager of BreadTalk Myanmar, said in an exclusive interview that the bakery served more than 20,000 customers in one month after its soft launch on March 25. She expects to welcome more customers in the months to come.

Govt expects to earn US$29 billion from foreign trade in 2018

The government is expected to earn US$29 billion from foreign trade in the 2017-18 fiscal year, according to Permanent Secretary Toe Aung Myint from the Ministry of Commerce.

MPT ready for 4G push across Myanmar

MPT has reached more than 98 per cent of Mynamar’s population with its network coverage, paving the way for the country’s telecoms leader to expand 4G services nationwide this year.

Toshitake Amamiya, chief executive officer of the MPTKDDI joint operations, said in an exclusive interview that the telecom operator planned to expand its 4G coverage throughout the nation; it’s now only available in some townships of Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw.

IFC launches its sustainability guidelines in Myanmar language

Arm of world bank guides local companies on managing environmental, social risks

Commerce boss pledges to prioritise Myanmar rice exports

AS THE MYANMAR Rice Federation has forecast that the nation’s rice exports will reach or exceed a record-breaking 2 million tonnes this year, the government plans to undertake the necessary arrangements for expanding the country’s agricultural market and promoting exports, Deputy Commerce Minister Aung Htoo said.

 

46m use internet: ministry

Myanmar had more than 46 million internet users by early 2017, said the 

7.5m tourists expected in 2020

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Yangon govt 'invests' Ks70bn in YBS

Yangon Bus

Bridging the healthcare gap

 

Social enterprise Trust Oo Group’s managing director Dr Swam Saung Oo speaks to the Eleven Myanmar on being the country’s first-ever attempt to implement M-health (mobile-health) initiatives.

For Swam Saung Oo and his colleagues, improving the nation’s health care is the key to serving the rapidly growing nation.

Smuggling hurts state revenue: minister

The smuggling with neighbouring countries has hurt the state’s revenue, according to the minister for commerce.