The Myanmar Times
Friday, 31 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

India’s rare call for rice imports

India is calling for bidders from Myanmar in a rice tender for the northeastern corner of the country, the first such large request in years, according to rice dealers.

Continue reading »

Worker insurance on the agenda

Most construction workers are building up Yangon without any personal cover, as insurers say they must do more to spread knowledge of their services.

 

 

Continue reading »

The Fine Print: Legal and Tax Insight

One of the most important clauses in a contract with parties from different countries is the choice of law clause, which can have a defining impact on dispute resolution – and is something investors need to be aware of.

Continue reading »

Living a secure life

Peace of mind is important when choosing a home.

 

 

Continue reading »

Foreign bank licences still coming this month: U Set Aung

The process to licence foreign banks in Myanmar is on track, according to U Set Aung, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Myanmar.

Continue reading »

Nestlé products to be made in Myanmar

Nestle will partner with Myanmar Distribution Group (MDG) to distribute its made-in-Myanmar products by the end of 2016, according to company officials.

 

 

Continue reading »

Record year may be coming for rice exports

Rice exports are booming and may hit their highest volumes in over 70 years this year, according to one of the country’s largest exporters.

Continue reading »

Hoteliers claim to face double taxes for liquor licences

Hotels that serve liquor are groaning under the burdens of taxation and red tape, hoteliers have complained, as police raided hotels in Bagan on suspicion of importing alcohol illegally.

Continue reading »

Job creation falling short: Serge Pun

Prominent local businessperson Serge Pun said Myanmar has a mixed scorecard on job creation, and is not generating the employment growth it could achieve.

 

 

Continue reading »

Telecoms keep improving but expectations are high

The mobile race is nearly in full swing, though consumers need to be realistic as service rollouts across the country have years to go, industry observers say.

Continue reading »