by Myo Sandar Myanmar architects and developers will visit Architect Exposition, billed as the largest building technology expo in ASEAN and jointly organized by the Association of Siamese Architects (ASA) and N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer. Titled ‘Architect ’20, “Refocus Heritage”’, the expo takes the theme of architectural heritage and its conservation. It...
Ei Thandar Tun The government plans to extend electricity access to 700 villages in Yangon Region this year, which means every village in the region will have access to power by yearend, according to U Win Khaing, Union Minister of Electricity and Energy. During the 2018-2019 fiscal year, 269 villages in...
Telenor Group has announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group for a total consideration of 105 million USD (approximately 900 million NOK), of which 55 million USD (approximately 470 million NOK) is a deferred payment over five years. The...
Global logistics leader DHL Supply Chain has opened its first multi-user warehouse in Myanmar and plans to add more than 200 full-time local employees to its team by 2021. Located less than 30 k.m. from the airport and key industrial ports, the K1.58 billion, 60,000 square feet warehouse in Yangon’s...
Ei Thandar Tun/Myanmar Business Today Online-to-Offline mobile platform Grab launched GrabFood beta in Myanmar on November 26, taking the number of countries where GrabFood is available to seven. GrabFood promises to deliver a wide range of food and beverages, fresh and hot, to the home or office through one seamless transaction...
A 4.1 magnitude earthquake centered some 13 miles southwest of Taikkyi City hit Yangon on November 12, leaving 25 buildings leaning slightly to one side. Eight of these buildings need repair works to set them upright again. The affected buildings include one in Pazundaung Township, two in South Okkalapa Township,...
by Ei Thandar Tun Myanmar Rubber Planters and Producers Association is set to undergo the fourth qualification test for its lab in March as part of its bid to obtain International Rubber Association certification. The association’s lab passed the first three tests and passing the fourth will ensure that it is...
Leading spirits maker Myanmar Distillery has changed its name to Grand Royal Group International. Ownership, investment and staff structures remain unchanged. “The renaming strategy is aimed at strengthening our corporate identity and to ensure that our stakeholders are served better under one common name,” said CEO Sanjay Gupta in a...
Myo Sandar/Myanmar Business Today The Ministry of Planning and Finance has granted a life insurance license to Prudential Corporation Asia, allowing the company to start offering life insurance products and solutions to Myanmar people. The license was awarded to Prudential by Union Minister of Planning and Finance U Soe Win at...