New Yangon City Phase-1 expected to cost over $ 1.5 bln

Infrastructure development of New Yangon City Phase-1 is expected to cost over US$ 1.5 billion, Yangon region Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein said at a press conference on the launch of New Yangon Development Co Ltd (NYDC) at Lotte Hotel in Yangon on March 31. Phyo Min Thein, Yangon region Chief Minister said: “The establishment […]

Myanmar Raises the Bar

The country is opening up its economy to foreign investors. To do so, it is introducing the Myanmar Companies Bill, extending credit and lifting bans to raise confidence in its economy. The latest draft of the Myanmar Companies Bill was submitted to the Amyotha Hluttaw by Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance U Maung Maung […]

Military controlled UMEHL Among 29 Firms Changing to be Normal Companies

​​ ​​ Some 29 firms accepted as special companies under two old laws have been allowed to change to just be companies under the 1914 Myanmar Companies Act, the Ministry of Planning and Finance has said. The firms include the Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd (UMEHL) – the Tatmadaw’s economic arm – plus subsidiaries […]