Mandalay allows reopening of gyms, training centres, gem market

Authorities in Mandalay have allowed the reopening of gyms and fitness training classes provided they follow the health ministry’s guidelines. Public gatherings will not be allowed but gyms and some training classes will be allowed to reopen, said U Sai Pan Sai, Mandalay Region Shan Ethnic Affairs Minister. “Parks, futsal grounds, skating grounds, fitness centres […]

No takers for gem-trading licences

No one has applied for licences to trade raw and finished gems at Mandalay’s Kyauk Wine gem market, where thousands of people trade daily, said U Maung Maung Shein, deputy general manager of Myanmar Gems Enterprise (Mandalay). Under the gems law, merchants can apply for three kinds of licences, and no one has applied for […]

First finished gem market to open in Yangon next month

Myanmar’s first-ever finished and cut gem market will open in the compound of Myanma Gem Museum in Yangon next month, according to Myanmar Gem Entrepreneurs Association. The market will include a laboratory to allow foreign gem merchants to conduct tests on finished and cut gems, said association chairman Yone Mu. Plans are also underway to […]