Flow of materials into Myanmar expected to resume soon from China

Garment industry leaders said the flow of raw materials from China could begin returning to normal next month, as factories in the virus-plagued country slowly resume operations. U Myint Soe, chair of the Myanmar Garment Entrepreneurs Association, said the local garment industry needs to be patient a while longer, as the rate of COVID-19 infections […]

BASF plant to produce construction chemicals in Myanmar

Germany’s BASF is building a plant in Myanmar to produce chemicals for the booming domestic construction industry, and to fill a need for more advanced materials. “As Myanmar’s construction industry grows more sophisticated in its scope, which includes high-rise buildings, roadways and bridges, the requirement for high-quality technical and construction solutions will increase,” said Christian […]

Myanmar and California quake threats similar

The earthquake threat in California is little different from that posed by the Sagaing fault line that slices north to south through the middle of Myanmar. Earthquakes hit California and Myanmar every day, but while most do not cause damage or loss of life, experts say the day will come when big quakes will cause […]