Soaring sugar prices have prompted Mandalay food companies to appeal to the government for help. Myanmar Food Processors’ and Exporters’ Association (Mandalay) has asked the commerce ministry to allow the import of sugar, which has been blocked since the end of April.
The combined investment law will have built-in incentives for priority areas and sectors, according to U Aung Naing Oo, director general of the Directorate of Investment and Company Adminstration.
India's ambassador to Myanmar told the story of Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity and remover of obstacles, at the launch of the first Indian insurance representative office in Myanmar late on June 7.
It is the end of a long day of work for 14-year-old Ma Thida Aye. She has been offloading bags of cement and cases of beer from ships berthed at Ngalapwe port since sunrise, taking in K100 for each bag she offloads and carries inland to a depot.