The government of Myanmar is considering resuming domestic flights depending on the magnitude of the spread of COVID-19, according to the Civil Aviation Department. The National Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19 on its meeting also discussed the possibility of resuming domestic flights, and allowing travellers, who need...
U Ohn Maung, Union Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, urged the civil servants serving in his ministry to transform it into a servicing ministry. He made that statement during the online meeting with the staff in the ministry held in the third week of November. The ministry...
The Ministry of Planning, Finance, and Industry will conduct a survey called Baseline Survey on Myanmar MSME’s Digital Utility on over 2,500 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to identify digitalization and improvement index so that the government can adopt the policy. The survey will be carried out by MinMyanmar...
Avis Myanmar plans to continue the investment by tripling the size of Avis Fleet in 2021 with estimated investment values around USD 4 million since it is optimistic about the prospect of the country after this challenging pandemic. The pandemic Covid-19 profoundly changed the global political and economic arena. With...
In collaboration with MCI, a local advertising technology company, Grab Myanmar, a leading high-tech ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia and Myanmar has announced the launch of  GrabAds, a digital display advertising service, which enables private companies and corporations to place advertisements on Grab Taxis. The service will launch in...
Part 1 of the Yangon Elevated Expressway project is estimated to cost $800 million, according to U Han Zaw, Union Minister of the Ministry of Construction, at the meeting by Steering Committee on Implementation of Yangon Elevated Expressway and Outer Ring Road. The meeting was held to discuss the...
Britain-based Global Agriculture Joint Venture Co. will invest $115 million in establishing the private teak plantation and producing teak, according to the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration. The company will invest in establishing teak plantations and produce teak in Okkan Forest Reserve number 38, 39, 40, and 41 in...
No.2 Mining Enterprise, a government body under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, has denied the request by the Yangon Region Gold Entrepreneurs Association to export/import gold at a large scale. Both Yangon and Mandalay Gold Entrepreneurs Association, aiming to tackle the gold black market in border areas...
The Kanpetlet Township Hotel and Tourism Department said that it is working to launch the trekking trip to Khaw-nu-soum Mount as a tourist destination. At the moment, travelers can drive to a location ten miles away from the foot of the mount from either Kanpetlet Route or Mindat Route from...
Civil Aviation Department has announced that the domestic flight ban, which ended on November 15, has extended until November 30 amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country  Myanmar has imposed the restrictions on domestic air travel since September 11 after locally transmitted COVID-19 cases soared starting from late August.  The country...