The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 26 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

New property tax rates can spur demand for real estate market

Real estate agents are extending a cautious welcome to a change in the tax laws that could stimulate the torpid property market.

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Electricity demand soars as cuts hit Yangon

Myanmar's electricity demand is constantly increasing and 7.2 million new household electricity connections will be required by 2030, according to analysts speaking yesterday at the Myanmar Power Utilities Congress 2015 in Yangon.

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Government to warn ‘illegal’ futures brokers

The  government is to issue a formal warning to “illegal” online futures trading companies to stop trading once offices reopen at the end of the Myanmar new year holidays today, according to U Maung Maung Thein, deputy minister for finance.

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Entrepreneur finding the right designs

Creating designs comes naturally to Ko Zaw Min Tin, the founder and CEO of Pixellion Creative Design company.

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Digital future for online pioneer

A marine engineer by training, Ko Aung Kham, 23, has followed his personal interests into blogging and information technology.

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Forestry exploitation must be done carefully

Forests  must be exploited for the country’s development, while care must be taken to protect the natural environment, the Union Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry told an expert workshop this week.

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Fashion entrepreneur spots the trend

Bringing  glamorous clothes to contemporary women at a fair price is the goal of Ma Su Wai Yee, 22, founder and CEO of Cici fashion.

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Garment industry disputes mean fewer orders and worried factory owners

Labour disputes in the garment industry, a main driver of Myanmar’s growing exports, have had a serious impact on orders from abroad and risk scaring away foreign investors, according to South Korean officials and sector representatives.

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