The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has requested that the Union cabinet ease travel restrictions in Kayah State in order to attract more local and foreign tourists into the state. “When implementing socioeconomic development in Kayah State, creating new tourist destinations is one of the efforts. However, we need to...
Local e-sport players can sign up to compete in the PUBG Mobile Myanmar Championship 2020 Spring Split, through which they can enter PMCO (PUBG MOBILE Club Opens) SEA Final. Online registration for PUBG MOBILE Myanmar Championship 2020 Spring Split is open through February. “The Myanmar Championship is exciting. You can enter...
Leading insurers KBZ MS and KBZ Life, led by vice chairman U Nyo Myint, recently hosted an event to welcome new sales agents, called KBZ Life Planners, at Dolphin in Yangon. The two insurers introduced KBZ Life Planners last June and by the end of 2019 there were over 500...
Yangon’s first virtual-reality game center, Virtual Reality Zone, opened at Central Boulevard on Gabaraye Road on February 10. The game center is divided into four zones and equipped with 1080p AMOLED displays with 2160x1200 resolution. “We will add innovative ideas to create the most relaxing and recreational public space with the...
Myanmar’s fishery exports to China, which account for 60 percent of the country’s total fishery exports, have been halted by the coronavirus that first broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. Fears of the virus’ spread led the two countries to shut down border trade posts as...
Having rolled out service in Myanmar’s commercial capital, GrabFood plans to expand to Mandalay, the country’s second-largest city, by midyear. “We plan to start providing delivery service in mid-2020, but we cannot say the exact date. Once the service is launched, residents in Mandalay will be able to make orders...
A January survey showing that chicken sold in Yangon was tainted with salmonella has caused demand to drop as consumers worry about the safety of chicken consumption. Chicken price in the city has dropped by K800 per viss (1.63 kg). “This was a regular medical survey, from which we could...
AutoShow Mandalay 2020, to be hosted by automobile marketplace CarsDB at Mandalay Convention Centre during March 6-8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., is set to bring new and used cars to a gathering of car lovers, auto dealers and participants from auto-related industries. The event will showcase all types...
UK Aid-funded DaNa Facility and Cordaid recently unveiled their study, “The Ecosystem for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Kachin State” at an event attended by Kachin State government officials, donors, humanitarian and development practitioners, local enterprises and other key stakeholders. “Understanding the private sector landscape in Kachin and the challenges...
The Central Bank of Myanmar is considering revising its policy rate but will make a decision only when necessary, its deputy governor told the country’s legislative body on February 11. U Soe Min made the remark during a presentation of reports on fiscal policy implementation and the country’s financial stability. “When...