The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Oil block announcements on the way

After three months of waiting, the winners in the offshore oil and gas bidding competition are finally set to be announced next month, the Ministry of Energy said.

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Fish exports set to take a dive

Poor investment prospects and production could lead to a US$100 million shortfall in estimated fisheries exports this year, industry experts say.

 

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More effective laws needed to fight money laundering

Effective laws to crack down on money laundering will get Myanmar out of the bad books of the inter-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and encourage more international investment, experts say.

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Local oil and gas firms form new association

Local energy companies seeking a bigger share in the exploration and production of the country’s oil and gas resources have formed MOGSS, the Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Society.

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The Fine Print, Legal & Tax insight

Our resident legal and tax experts on the requirements of a modern mobile phone network in Myanmar, from construction to taxation.

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New foreign investment rules with cabinet

New rules for the Foreign Investment Law will be issued in the coming weeks, the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development.

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New FDI rule on the way coming weeks

New rules for the Foreign Investment Law will be issued in the coming weeks, the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development says.

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"Flammable" snacks under review by FDA

A photo of a flaming bag of potato chips on social media has prompted a Food and Drug Administration investigation into snack-maker Oishi.


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Offshore block winners to be announced by April

After three months of waiting, the winners in the offshore oil and gas bidding competition are finally set to be announced next month, the Ministry of Energy said.

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Foreign bank licences likely to be named by July

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) will likely name the first group of foreign banks to be given independent operating licences by July, say officials.

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