Tag: Myanmar

Examining legal and tax ramifications for working in Myanmar

Examining legal and tax ramifications for working in Myanmar
August 22nd, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Since March 2011, when Myanmar’s first civilian government took office and gradually began opening up to the …[More]

NCPO approves stalled Dawei project

NCPO approves stalled Dawei project
August 21st, 2014 in Finance / Investment

The military regime has given Dawei development the go-ahead, saying the project will help to smooth investment …[More]

MICE: Thailand, Myanmar forge ‘landmark’ cooperation agreement

MICE: Thailand, Myanmar forge ‘landmark’ cooperation agreement
August 21st, 2014 in Tourism

THE THAILAND Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is teaming up with Myanmar’s largest business …[More]

Kantana eyes Myanmar

Kantana eyes Myanmar
August 19th, 2014 in IT / Comms

Kantana Group is eyeing business opportunities in Myanmar ranging from producing TV programmes with local …[More]

Thonburi Group clinches JV in Myanmar

Thonburi Group clinches JV in Myanmar
June 24th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Thonburi Hospital Group yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Aung Kyi Soe, managing …[More]

Opportunities in Myanmar, but right partners stressed

Opportunities in Myanmar, but right partners stressed
June 18th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Myanmar has much higher purchasing power than many people believe, and continues to offered bright …[More]

Thai banks line up for licences in Myanmar

Thai banks line up for licences in Myanmar
June 16th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

The banking industry in Myanmar is a key strategic destination for Thai commercial banks as they plan for Asean …[More]

Tax issues to consider when sending staff to work in Myanmar

Tax issues to consider when sending staff to work in Myanmar
June 10th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

With the liberalisation of the political landscape in Myanmar, many people have become aware of the significant …[More]

Toyo-Thai plans Bt88 bn power plant in Myanmar

Toyo-Thai plans Bt88 bn power plant in Myanmar
May 29th, 2014 in Production

TOYO-THAI CORPORATION, an integrated engineering procurement and construction contractor, is in talks to …[More]

TTW focuses on expansion in Myanmar

TTW focuses on expansion in Myanmar
May 19th, 2014 in Production

Thai Tap Water Supply has reaffirmed its plan to invest up to Bt300 million in neighbouring Myanmar. …[More]

ITD eyes $2 bn worth of projects in Dawei

ITD eyes $2 bn worth of projects in Dawei
May 1st, 2014 in Production

ITALIAN-THAI Development (ITD) plans to bid for US$2 billion worth of projects in the first phase of the Dawei …[More]

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Thai investment in Myanmar slowing

Thai investment in Myanmar slowing
April 29th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Thai investment in Myanmar is likely to lag behind other countries, from second highest for accumulated value in …[More]

Power, construction sectors expect boon

Power, construction sectors expect boon
April 29th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Myanmar’s efforts to remove barriers to foreign direct investment (FDI), starting at its three special economic zones …[More]

Right local partner key for Thai SMEs looking to Myanmar

Right local partner key for Thai SMEs looking to Myanmar
April 23rd, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Thai small and medium-sized enterprises looking to establish a footprint in Myanmar should find the right local …[More]

Thai firms urged to tap GSP privileges in Myanmar

Thai firms urged to tap GSP privileges in Myanmar
April 23rd, 2014 in Economy, Featured

Thai enterprises should invest in many potential industries such as consumer manufacturing, garment, food processing …[More]

Oishi turns to ice cream, Myanmar

Oishi turns to ice cream, Myanmar
April 21st, 2014 in Retail / Services

Oishi Group Plc is looking at producing ice cream as a new product to strengthen its food business. …[More]

Visa flexes in promising Myanmar

Visa flexes in promising Myanmar
April 17th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Spending growth via Visa credit cards in Thailand could be the lowest in Southeast Asia this year, adding to signs that …[More]

IT firms venturing across the border

IT firms venturing across the border
April 14th, 2014 in IT / Comms

Local information technology (IT) companies are expanding into neighbouring countries to offset the falling …[More]

PTT awaits Myanmar policy

PTT awaits Myanmar policy
April 11th, 2014 in Retail / Services

The energy giant PTT Plc has been reluctant to invest in the retail oil business in Myanmar as part of its aggressive …[More]

Malaysia poaching foreign film shoots

Malaysia poaching foreign film shoots
April 8th, 2014 in Production

Thailand’s status as Asean’s leading movie shooting location is under threat as Malaysia ramps up special tax …[More]

Myanmar citizens flying abroad this Thingyan

Myanmar citizens flying abroad this Thingyan
April 8th, 2014 in Tourism

Tour operators have reported record ticket sales to Thailand as Myanmar citizens plan to visit the neighbouring …[More]

ReadyPlanet targets Myanmar for Web services

ReadyPlanet targets Myanmar for Web services
April 7th, 2014 in IT / Comms

ReadyPlanet, a large Thai readymade Web-service provider, aims to grow 50 per cent this year by expanding in …[More]

Silence on Dawei bids may prompt revision of terms

Silence on Dawei bids may prompt revision of terms
March 24th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

The massive Dawei project has taken a new twist, as no interested bidders have applied for concessions opened …[More]

Ch Karnchang mulls inroads into Myanmar

Ch Karnchang mulls inroads into Myanmar
March 20th, 2014 in Production

CH KARNCHANG, a leading infrastructure and power plant construction company, is studying moving into …[More]

‘Seeing is believing’

‘Seeing is believing’
March 17th, 2014 in Featured, Tourism

Myanmar is undergoing a period of dramatic change on every front, and the tourism and hospitality sector has …[More]

Local knowledge and authenticity the keys to success

Local knowledge and authenticity the keys to success
March 17th, 2014 in Tourism

Planeloads of foreign travellers are shaking up the tourism and hospitality sector in Myanmar. Local hoteliers …[More]

Telecoms leading new FDI push into Myanmar

Telecoms leading new FDI push into Myanmar
March 17th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

The inflow of foreign direct investment into Myanmar, a country that has only recently begun to open up to …[More]

Local partners key to success in Myanmar, Thai business told

Local partners key to success in Myanmar, Thai business told
March 7th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

A senior business spokesman in Myanmar says forging local partnerships will be the key success factor for …[More]

TTW plans to expand capacity, eyes Myanmar

TTW plans to expand capacity, eyes Myanmar
February 25th, 2014 in Production

Thai Tap Water Supply (TTW), a producer and distributor of tap water in Nakhon Pathom and Samut Sakhon …[More]

Visa-free travel looms for Thais heading to Myanmar

Visa-free travel looms for Thais heading to Myanmar
February 24th, 2014 in Tourism

Some time this year, Thai tourists may not require visas to visit Myanmar, as the exemption process has started …[More]

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