The Myanmar Times
Monday, 20 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Ministers signal shake-up to loss-making state enterprises

The government will continue to assess the future of loss-making state enterprises, two ministers said last week, after revealing that many are losing money.

 

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Land at border industrial zone going on sale in November

Myawaddy Industrial Zone will be banking on its location just a few miles from the Thai border to attract buyers, as property will go on sales at the zone by next month, said U Kyaw Tint, project developer of Nyinaung Oo Company.

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Myawaddy trade survives fighting

Cross-border trade with Thailand dodged a bullet after fighting threatened to disrupt commerce at the important Myawaddy border gate.

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Jade show set for low-grade sparkle

More than 7000 lots of jade have arrived for an October 14 to 18 show in Nay Pyi Taw, according to U Aung Naing Oo, a spokesperson for the Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.

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What is sexier than revising gemstone taxation policies?

Beauty queen Ma May Myat Noe may have made it into Myanmar with a tiara of crystals, but the bigger scandal is over real gemstones headed out of the country without adequate tax payments

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Sayar San condo comes

Condo developers are targeting the high end of the market, as another luxury project is set for Sayar San Road in Bahan township.

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Nay Pyi Taw show set for low-grade sparkle

More than 7000 lots of gems have arrived for an October 14 to 18 show in Nay Pyi Taw, according to U Aung Naing Oo, a spokesperson for the Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.

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GDP growth above 8pc, says World Bank and IMF

The domestic economy is growing faster than expected, as the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) both pegged the past year’s GDP growth above 8 percent.

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Tower firm secures international non-recourse loan

Telecoms tower company Pan Asia Majestic Eagle has completed what it claims is the first cross-border, non-recourse financing arrangement in Myanmar.

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Foreign banking winners revealed

Japan was the big winner in the foreign banking licence contest, securing three of the nine licences awarded on October 1.


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