Government pledges to press on with DSEZ

The government remains adamant it is continuing its long-delayed Dawei special economic zone (DSEZ) project and vows to find solutions to obstacles at a tripartite meeting between Thailand, Japan, and Myanmar. Deputy Prime Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow, who is chairman of the Thai-Myanmar Joint High-Level Committee (JHC) for the DSEZ, said Thailand’s government agencies are looking […]

Myanmar’s wireless market heating up

YANGON — Competition in Myanmar’s mobile phone market is getting fierce. With sustained downward pressure on prices, the industry fears it could squeeze itself out of profitability. And things could get worse. Last July, Myanmar’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology said it would invite bids for a fourth mobile phone operator’s license. At first, […]