The Myanmar Times
Friday, 27 February 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Private investment to spark electricity boom

Poor power supply continues to plague Myanmar, with estimates claiming less than one-third of the country’s population has regular access to electricity – and those that do still experience frequent power cuts.

 

 

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ANZ making a regional banking push

A well-regarded set of regional banks emerged as the winners of nine foreign banking licences as they were announced in October.

 

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Minibuses eke out market niche

Unofficial minibus lines competing with Yangon's taxis and overcrowded, uncomfortable public buses look to go legit.

 

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Room to park required for car imports

There are a lot more cars piling into Yangon than ever before, and less room to park them.

 

 

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Partnership deal inked as bourse inches forward

Two Japanese firms and Myanma Economic Bank on December 23 signed an agreement to establish the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), which is targeted to be opened late 2015.

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Battle over banking draft law set to continue

Debate is heating up on the draft Banks and Financial Institutions Law, which is set to significantly change the rules under which the banking sector operates.

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Puma and PTT left standing in race for refinery

Two firms are still competing for the rights to join Myanmar Petrochemical Enterprise in refitting for the Thanlyin Refinery Joint Venture Project, says new release.

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Former CEO questions future as Air Mandalay service is grounded

The recently departed chief executive officer of Air Mandalay says there is “zero chance” the struggling domestic airline can return to the skies at the end of January as its management has claimed, and even cast doubt on the future of the company.

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Policy aims to lure automobile factories

A domestic car production industry may take shape in the future as a national plan is drawn up, though for now imported vehicles dominate, according to experts.

 

 

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Shifting top taxpayers as KBZ leads lists

Kanbawza Bank was once again the largest income tax payer last year, though there were significant shifts among the rest of the top 10 commercial and income tax payers for the 2013-14 financial year.

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