Taiwan vows meaningful cooperation with Myanmar amid COVID-19 threats

Originally expected to be a major COVID-19 hotspot, Taiwan has so far weathered the novel coronavirus’ high transmission rate with a stunning record. Streets in Taiwan, despite being less crowded, still see people strolling around and even queueing for bubble tea. Many business activities seem to continue as usual, though with extra caution and the […]

As a child, she fled violence. Now her fists could bring her stardom

Naw Phaw Law Eh was only 16 when she left her family and moved to Yangon. She arrived in the hectic metropolis with little more than the nickname “Eh Eh,” given to her by her mother, and some judo gear. Eh Eh migrated to join the judo program operated by the Myanmar Ministry of Sports. […]

Myanmar’s garment industry is poised to surge

Myanmar’s garment industry is expected to receive US$4 billion in foreign investment this year, following three consecutive year’s of record-breaking growth as the industry poises itself to become a major playing the global garment supply chain, officials and industry executives say. Aung Naing Oo, secretary of the newly revamped Myanmar Investment Commission, forecast that $4 […]

Myanmar Medical Association construction plan was automatically revoked—YCDC

According to City authorities, a recent controversial plan to build a high-rise business tower at the compound of the Myanmar Medical Association (MMA) was automatically cancelled due to code violations. The Yangon City Development Council has set two restricted zones for construction of high-rise buildings near Shwedagon Pagoda, one of Myanmar’s most famous landmarks. If […]

Myanmar Trade and Business Association List

We get alot of questions about what are the various business and trade associations other than UMFCCI that a foreign investor should know about. Appended below is the list that we recommend: Myanmar Gems & Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association     29,Min Ye Kyaw Swar Rd.,Ward (8),LMDW 218451, 2300159   Association of Myanmar Architects [AMA]     Ward (9),HLG 519673~76 […]