The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 01 February 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Banks favour branches over services

Race for deposits means many financial institutions are spending money on bank branches rather than experimenting with new services.

 

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Yoma Bank, Indian firm plan warehouse receipt financing

Indian warehouse service provider SLCM has signed a memorandum of understanding with Yoma Bank to start warehouse receipt financing.

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Launch imminent for crude oil pipeline

The crude oil pipeline that is to cross Myanmar from a terminal on the coast of Rakhine State to Yunnan province in China is due to be launched at the end of January, say officials.

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Thai trade counts on building better roads

Thailand expects to boost bilateral trade with Myanmar by 20 percent in the coming year as progress is made on logistics and trade promotion, according to government officials.

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PTT may suspend M-3 offshore block on oil price tumble

Thailand's state-owned PTT Exploration and Production Public Company has not denied online reports that it may suspend investment in the Myanmar offshore M-3 project if international oil prices continue to languish.

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Fashion firm dressed for success

Two women entrepreneurs have emerged from an incubation program with seed funding for their ventures, but say it is important that more local women plunge into business.

 

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JICA loan to boost telecoms sector

Japan is providing a US$90 million long-term, low-interest loan to upgrade Myanmar’s mobile telecoms, according to deputy communications and IT minister U Thaung Tin.

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Heavy metal: Tay Za claims uranium find

Tycoon U Tay Za claims to have purchased uranium samples in upper Myanmar, and will return to the area in the future to search for a deposit.

 

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Trade deficit to rise while inflation a concern: Kan Zaw

The trade deficit will reach K4 trillion (US$3.9 billion) by the end of next financial year, Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Kan Zaw said last week.

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Trade deficit to rise but inflation the concern

The trade deficit will reach K4 trillion (US$3.9 billion) by the end of next financial year, says Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Kan Zaw.

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