Meat industry urged to modernise to counter swine fever

Myanmar needs to modernise its meat industry to counter the spread of African swine fever (ASF), insiders who attended conferences organised last week by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) agreed. Besides addressing the imminent threat ASF posed to the country, the modernisation of the sector can further bring about higher production and exports, which would […]

Aust’s investment poised to rise after Chambers’ merger

Australian investors’ interest in Myanmar is forecast to rise, thanks to the recent merger of the country’s two chambers of commerce in Yangon. Jodi Weedon, CEO of the new AustCham Myanmar, said the new organisation would be formed following a memorandum of understanding signed on August 14. She said the merger would enable one unified […]

Yangon win two new tradeshows

Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) is entering the booming business events market in Myanmar with two new trade shows, Manufacturing Myanmar (MM) and Oil & Gas Myanmar (OGM). The inaugural shows will be held at Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon from October 2-4 and October 15-17, respectively. With rapid development in Myanmar, MM aims to help […]

Hoteliers hope to get slice of expanding market in Myanmar

YANGON: Myanmar is in urgent need of more quality and affordable hotel rooms to meet its forecast of attracting over three million tourist arrivals in 2015 and 7.5 million international visitors by 2020. By the end of 2013, it is expecting to welcome two million visitors. By the first quarter of 2016, Sedona Hotel Yangon […]