MTSH planning a mall for Thilawa SEZ

12 Jul 19
Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings (MTSH), a Yangon Stock Exchange listed real estate developer with a focus on developing Special Economic Zones (SEZ), is planning to build a mall in the Thilawa ...

Insurance, banking and electricity to see more investor interest

12 Jul 19
While the oil and gas industry has the seen the most interest from investors, banking and financial services, telecommunications and the manufacturing industries are expected to be the focus in the ...

Competition heats up on Yangon-Shanghai route

12 Jul 19
Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines on Monday commenced scheduled operations at Terminal 1 of the Yangon International Airport (YIA). Spring Airlines will operate direct flights between Yangon and Shanghai using an ...

Myanmar, Japan revive talks on building Hanthawaddy airport

12 Jul 19
Myanmar and Japan will form a joint venture and sign an agreement next year to kickstart the long postponed Hanthawaddy International Airport project located 80km north of Yangon near Bago. Ref: ...

Bangkok Airways expresses interest in opening routes to Bagan

12 Jul 19
Bangkok Airways, a Thai regional airline, is interested in opening a direct route between Bangkok and Bagan, which has just been accorded the World Heritage Site status by UNESCO. Ref: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/bangkok-airways-expresses-interest-opening-routes-bagan.html

Bagan named UNESCO World Heritage Site

12 Jul 19
Bagan has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a quarter of a century after the ancient capital was first nominated. The recognition by the UN’s cultural body will serve ...

Feasibility study needed for Sal Eain Tan beach, says minister

30 Jun 19
A feasibility study will be made before any investment into the tourism infrastructure of Sal Eain Tan beach two hours south of Yangon. The beach, in Kungyankon Township, and located near ...

Electronic cash transactions expected to surge over the next two years

30 Jun 19
Electronic cash transactions are seeing more adoption in Myanmar as people opt for the convenience of not having to withdraw money from banks or automated teller machines. Ref: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/electronic-cash-transactions-expected-surge-over-next-two-years.html

Govt, Amcham Myanmar discuss ways to attract US investments

30 Jun 19
Leaders of the American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (AMCHAM Myanmar) met with government officials yesterday to discuss ways to improve the ease of doing business in Myanmar, lower the cost ...

Rising interest in financial products: Visa

30 Jun 19
Myanmar people are receptive in adopting contactless payment methods, a study conducted by digital payments firm Visa reveals. Visa this week has published findings from its Consumer Payment Attitudes Study, which ...