UNDP RFP for ICT Support for Introduction of ‘Parliaments in Practice’ Course at Region and State Parliaments of Myanmar. Closing Date 27 Oct 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) Date: October 14, 2016 Reference: 2016/PROC-UNDP-MMR/061 We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for ICT Support for Introduction of ‘Parliaments in Practice’ Course at Region and State Parliaments of Myanmar details of which are in Annex 4 of this RFP. Closing date for […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi drops two ministerial jobs, takes on spokeswoman role

YANGON: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has dropped plans to run two major ministries but will act as spokeswoman for the country’s new president, a ruling party official said on Monday (Apr 4). Banned from becoming president by the constitution, Suu Kyi has cemented control over the country’s first civilian-led government in decades by taking […]

Aiding a Few Good Men (and Women) in the New Myanmar

Anyone who has ever worked with Congress knows how essential it is for an elected official to have a competent and capable staff. Politicians may be the ones who get the credit, but it is often the staff that handle the bulk of the research and preparation necessary for members to perform their duties as […]

Myanmar Parliament Elects Suu Kyi Ally as Upper House Chairman

Myanmar’s new popularly elected upper house of parliament voted Wednesday in its opening session for an ally of Aung San Suu Kyi to serve as its chairman, bringing the legislature closer to naming a new president. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, which gained a dominant majority in both houses in November polls, chose […]

Dagon City Saga – A vote of confidence in the future of Yangon City as a livable heritage city

Shwedagon Pagoda is the defining landmark in the City Center – no high-rise is allowed within a 1.6 km radius Source of photo: Airpano.com I am a Singaporean who runs a business consultancy in Myanmar since early 2013. I think most foreigners have very little understanding of what goes on in Myanmar. I have seen […]