Edible bird’s nest production highest tax generator in Tanintharyi

The list showed that the forestry sector generated the highest level of tax revenues for the government, totaling K964.6 million in 2017-18, which is around half of total tax receipts for the Tanintharyi region government. The edible bird’s nest business contributed the lion’s share of taxes generated in the forestry sector. Edible bird’s nests are […]

Myanmar’s Clams Sell Well in Thailand

Clams from a town on the Myeik Archipelago in Taninthayi Region are in high demand in Thailand. Clam diving at Kyunsu Township in the archipelago is a seasonal job available only during the dry season. The clams are transferred to Myeik, where they get exported to Thailand through the Mawtaung border. The price is reportedly […]

Islands from Kyunsu Township designated as restricted areas for fishing

The islands situated 15 nautical miles away from Sa Khan Thit village, Kyunsu Township, Taninthayi Region have been designated for the first time as restricted areas for fishing, it is learnt from Kyunsu Township Fisheries Department. The territorial waters near Tharmyar Ami island and Wetphyu Taung island, 15 nautical miles away from the village, will […]