Tag: Myanmar

BA eyes new routes to Myanmar

BA eyes new routes to Myanmar
October 31st, 2014 in Retail / Services

Chiang Mai – Fresh from launching two routes to Myanmar from its newly established hub in Chiang Mai this week …[More]

Kempinski rides the hotel boom in Yangon

Kempinski rides the hotel boom in Yangon
October 29th, 2014 in Tourism

After unveiling its first Myanmar property in Nay Pyi Taw, Berlin-based Kempinski Hotels will build up its …[More]

Licensing, a milestone in banking industry

Licensing, a milestone in banking industry
October 27th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Greater convenience is one thing foreign companies doing business in Myanmar can expect as nine foreign banks …[More]

Investment boom in Myanmar

Investment boom in Myanmar
October 20th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

More Thai companies are wooed to pursue business opportunities in Myanmar, amid expectation of smooth …[More]

Millcon eyes Myanmar move

Millcon eyes Myanmar move
October 20th, 2014 in Production

SET-listed steelmaker Millcon Steel Plc (MILL) plans to use its new Myanmar factory as a base for commercial- …[More]

Opportunities abound as investors eye Myanmar border areas

Opportunities abound as investors eye Myanmar border areas
October 20th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Greater opportunities await Thai businesses and investors wishing to trade and invest in Myanmar, in particular …[More]

Mae Sot master plan in motion

Mae Sot master plan in motion
October 16th, 2014 in Economy

In a bid to stimulate border trade, the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) is teaming with its Myanmar counterpart …[More]

A productive and exciting 2015 awaits developing Myanmar

A productive and exciting 2015 awaits developing Myanmar
October 15th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Some people may feel the development of Myanmar has slowed down and that investors and others may be taking …[More]

Mae Sot SEZ to give fillip to Myanmar border trade

Mae Sot SEZ to give fillip to Myanmar border trade
October 15th, 2014 in Economy

Thailand’s border trade with Myanmar is expected to flourish over the next couple of years, driven mainly by …[More]

Myanmar has ‘long way to go before it becomes appealing’ to FDIs

Myanmar has ‘long way to go before it becomes appealing’ to FDIs
October 13th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

MYANMAR might be catching the eye of many foreign companies but Chai Sophonpanich, chairman of …[More]

Meinhardt’s determination bears fruit

Meinhardt’s determination bears fruit
October 13th, 2014 in Production

Since venturing into Myanmar two-and-a-half years ago, Meinhardt has secured 35 contracts, including the …[More]

After securing licence, Bangkok Bank to upgrade skills of Myanmar employees

After securing licence, Bangkok Bank to upgrade skills of Myanmar employees
October 7th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

After receiving preliminary approval for a banking licence in Myanmar, Bangkok Bank’s next step is to recruit …[More]

PTT plans distribution hub for LNG in Myanmar

PTT plans distribution hub for LNG in Myanmar
October 2nd, 2014 in Production

PTT is conducting a feasibility study into the construction an LNG (liquefied natural gas) distribution/receiving …[More]

Foreign banks given green light to return to Myanmar

Foreign banks given green light to return to Myanmar
October 2nd, 2014 in Finance / Investment

In a bid to increase foreign investment and accelerate the drive to liberalise its banking sector, the Central Bank …[More]

Tee Entertainment makes Myanmar move with JV

Tee Entertainment makes Myanmar move with JV
September 19th, 2014 in IT / Comms

Content provider Tee Entertainment Co has entered Myanmar, joining with that country’s Shwe Than Lwin Media …[More]

‘Bilateral deal on Dawei unchanged’

‘Bilateral deal on Dawei unchanged’
September 18th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

THAILAND AND MYANMAR are keen to proceed with the joint development of Dawei Special Economic Zone …[More]

Confidently striding into Myanmar: Joint ventures and collaborations

Confidently striding into Myanmar: Joint ventures and collaborations
September 17th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

As the dust settles after the initial rush of multinational corporations to understand the market opportunities in …[More]

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Dawei panels down to two

Dawei panels down to two
September 8th, 2014 in Featured, Finance / Investment

Two new committees to supervise the sought-after Dawei project are expected to emerge after the government …[More]

Myanmar holds keys for Ratch

Myanmar holds keys for Ratch
September 5th, 2014 in Production

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc (RATCH), Thailand’s largest private power producer, is poised to …[More]

Border trade surplus with Myanmar seen

Border trade surplus with Myanmar seen
August 28th, 2014 in Economy

THAILAND is expected to post a border-trade surplus with Myanmar within two years as that country welcomes …[More]

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]