Thai Exim Bank opens first overseas rep office in Yangon

THE Export-Import Bank of Thailand is opening its first overseas representative office today to support Thai companies investing in 18 infrastructure projects in Myanmar worth more than Bt700 billion. The new office is in Yangon, the country’s commercial capital. Woramin Thavarabha, Exim Bank’s chief representative in Myanmar, said in an interview yesterday that Thai investors […]

Myanmar likely to join Asean Power Grid

MYANMAR is likely to be the fifth Asean country to sign up for the Asean Power Grid formed by Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, energy ministers have said. “We had long discussions with our Myanmar counterparts,” said Laos Vice Minister for Energy and Mines Viraphonh Vilavong. “They are keen to join. I expect that to […]