Tag: Myanmar

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 Production

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]

Infrastructure key to future of tourism in Myanmar

Infrastructure key to future of tourism in Myanmar
February 10th, 2014 in Tourism

MYANMAR is confident that its newly flourishing tourism industry will attract more than 3 million foreigners …[More]

Non-bank loan providers look afar

Non-bank loan providers look afar
February 3rd, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Non-bank personal loan providers are keen on business expansion in neighbouring countries, where there …[More]

Ooredoo, Telenor awarded long-awaited telecom licences in Myanmar

Ooredoo, Telenor awarded long-awaited telecom licences in Myanmar
January 31st, 2014 in IT / Comms

The people of Myanmar will soon have “world-class mobile services”, as Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s …[More]

Index set to put on show in Myanmar

Index set to put on show in Myanmar
January 28th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Index Creative Village Plc, Thailand’s largest event organiser, has strengthened its presence in Myanmar …[More]

Muang Thai Life to open office in Myanmar as part of AEC outreach

Muang Thai Life to open office in Myanmar as part of AEC outreach
January 28th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Muang Thai Life Assurance will open a representative office soon in Myanmar to cash in on the rich potential …[More]

Muang Thai enters Myanmar

Muang Thai enters Myanmar
January 27th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Muang Thai Life Assurance Plc has become the first Thai insurer to win a permit to set up a representative …[More]

Unithai forms Myanmar joint venture with Chin

Unithai forms Myanmar joint venture with Chin
January 24th, 2014 in Finance / Investment

Shipyard operator Unithai has reached an agreement with its Myanmar partner to establish a joint venture …[More]

Nation Group, Eleven Media to launch English daily in Myanmar, plus online version

Nation Group, Eleven Media to launch English daily in Myanmar, plus online version
January 20th, 2014 in IT / Comms

Nation Multimedia Group will launch an English-language daily paper in Myanmar in a joint venture …[More]

Gunkul eyes Thai, Myanmar power sectors

Gunkul eyes Thai, Myanmar power sectors
January 13th, 2014 in Production

Gunkul Engineering plans to invest more than Bt12 billion over the next two years to develop …[More]

AIS goes roaming in Myanmar

AIS goes roaming in Myanmar
January 3rd, 2014 in IT / Comms

Thailand’s mobile leader Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS) has become the world’s first operator …[More]

Myanmar’s hotel sector enjoys boom

Myanmar’s hotel sector enjoys boom
December 25th, 2013 in Tourism

The hospitality business in Myanmar is on track for further growth, although investors …[More]

Thai event business helps Myanmar kick off SEA Games

Thai event business helps Myanmar kick off SEA Games
December 12th, 2013 in Retail / Services

THE EVENT Management Association believes that the 27th Southeast Asian Games will help Myanmar …[More]

Thais to approach Japan PM Abe for Dawei help

Thais to approach Japan PM Abe for Dawei help
December 12th, 2013 in Finance / Investment

Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan will ask Japanese Prime Minister …[More]

ITD’s loss of Dawei ‘not a deterrent’

ITD’s loss of Dawei ‘not a deterrent’
December 2nd, 2013 in Finance / Investment

The Myanmar government’s decision to take back the Dawei deep-sea port concession from …[More]

Unilever Food Solutions looks to double B2B in Myanmar every two years

Unilever Food Solutions looks to double B2B in Myanmar every two years
November 26th, 2013 in Production

Unilever Food Solutions aims to double its business-to-business deals every two years in Myanmar …[More]

Mitsubishi to build massive power plant in Myanmar with Egco, ITD

Mitsubishi to build massive power plant in Myanmar with Egco, ITD
November 26th, 2013 in Finance / Investment

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp will build a large fossil-fuel-fired power station in Myanmar’s …[More]

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