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Mandalay authorities to take action against illegal gold miners
Jan 16, 2020
Mandalay Region Water Resources and Rivers Development Department chief Kyaw Myint Than told Mizzima that they are planning to take legal action against illegal gold miners working the Ayeyarwady Riv... 112

Myanmar govt to increase licence fees of employment agencies
Jan 13, 2020
The government is discussing an increase in licence fees paid by employment agencies sending workers to Thailand, a senior labour official said. U Win Shein, director general of the Department ... 117

Western Union cuts ties with Myawaddy Bank
Jan 09, 2020
Western Union has terminated its contract with the Tatmadaw-owned Myawaddy Bank, becoming the latest foreign company to disassociate itself from military-associated companies. Western Union, wh... 122

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Back for a Second Year
Jan 07, 2020
The major “Big Bad Wolf” book sale will be back in Yangon for a second time with more genres on offer from Jan. 10 to 20 at the Myanmar Expo Hall at Fortune Plaza in Thaketa Township. More than... 134

Central bank to circulate ‘Bogyoke Aung San’ 1000-Kyat note
Dec 22, 2019
The Central Bank of Myanmar will circulate 1000-Kyat currency notes starting 4 January next year, according to the State-owned Myanmar Radio and Television. The CBM is working to issue new curren... 323

Onion tears
Dec 10, 2019
While the Union finance minister has said that she does not eat much onion, the chief minister of this state has spied a sinister hand in the dearth of tasty tear jerker. A century is a landmark i... 301

Average inflation rate continues to rise
Nov 26, 2019
The average inflation rate increased by over six to eight per cent for 12 consecutive months in 2018-19 fiscal year, according to figures from the Ministry of Planning and Finance. The average in... 413

FDI at production sector exceeds $ 11.5 bln
Nov 25, 2019
Over 30 years, the inflow of foreign investments into the production sector has exceeded 11.5 billion US dollars. Myanmar has reformed its policies in order to attract more new foreign investments, a... 358

SME Bank to Provide Unsecured Loans to SMEs
Nov 23, 2019
Myo Sandar/Myanmar Business TodayIn a move to assist SMEs and contribute to the country’ economic development, the SME Development Bank is set to offer cash flow budget (CFB) loans requiring no coll... 451

Rakhine’s first coconut processing factory to open in Manaung
Nov 23, 2019
The first coconut processing factory, to produce six kinds of finished products, for Rakhine State will be opened in Manaung soon. “It will be a good opportunity for Manaung as it can create abo... 427

Lottery ticket price increases due to other expenses: sale agents
Nov 20, 2019
Lottery tickets prices are increased due to other expenses, according to lottery ticket sale agents. “We bought them from big lottery shops with the price of Ks1,097 per ticket. But we have to m... 458

Nay Pyi Taw authority to sell cheap land to boost population
Nov 20, 2019
YANGON — Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee says it will sell nearly 200 empty plots in Nay Pyi Taw to the public at a reduced price in an effort to encourage people to live in the country’s capita... 402

Indian onion export ban good news for Myanmar
Nov 18, 2019
In the wake of the overheated onion market triggered by an Indian export ban, the import of onion from Myanmar has risen significantly with 11,732 tonnes entering the country through Teknaf in Novembe... 449

Trade routes in Shan cut off again by clashes
Nov 18, 2019
Recent clashes near trade routes in northern Shan State have brought land transportation to a halt, truck drivers have told Myanmar Times. Attacks by Ta’ang National Liberation Army near Kutkai a... 427

Fear stoked by Chinese-funded port and SEZ in Myanmar's Rakhine
Nov 15, 2019
Aung Gyi is forced to fish covertly under the shroud of night in western Myanmar waters as China bids to transform the strategically key region into a shipping and industrial hub, squeezing out local... 466

Yoma to acquire an additional stake in Wave Money
Nov 15, 2019
Yoma Strategic Holdings (YSH) has agreed to acquire an additional 10 per cent stake in Digital Money Myanmar (Wave Money) from Yangon-listed First Myanmar Investment (FMI) for $6 million, Dealstreeta... 451

Mandalay raises maximum property value to K18 billion
Nov 14, 2019
The Mandalay Region government has set new rates for the assessed value of property for 2019-2020, with the maximum rate for downtown pegged at K18 billion (US$11.86 million) an acre. The annou... 522

Gold price dips below K1.2 mln in domestic market tracking global cues
Nov 13, 2019
WITH gold prices sliding in the global market, the price of gold has plunged below K1.2 million per tical (0.578 ounces or, 0.016 kilograms) in the domestic market for the first time since 7 Augu... 392

As remittance market reaches saturation, mobile money keeps growing
Nov 11, 2019
As the market for consumer remittances reaches saturation, mobile money operators are looking to smartphone apps to continue their growth. IF THE mobile money market were a football match, then the... 436

Fuel imports exceed $ 180 m in one month
Nov 09, 2019
Within one month of this fiscal year, the fuel imports exceeded 180 million US dollars, down 29 million US dollars compared with the same period last year, said Khin Maung Lwin, Assistant Permanent S... 411


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