Aik Htun: Driver turned Tycoon

For the owner of a business of any size, integrity is key. This is the principle that has brought U Aik Htun, one of the richest businessmen in Myanmar, through ups and downs. “The biggest secret of success is honesty and integrity,” said U Aik Htun, chair of conglomerate Shwe Taung Group, speaking in fluent […]

15 companies short-listed for Yangon Central Railway Station development tender announced

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Myanma Railways has shortlisted 15 firms and joint ventures, including a number of well-known local companies, that responded to an EOI to redevelop Yangon Central Railway Station and the surrounding area in downtown Yangon. This is the railway ministry’s second attempt to tender the project, after an initial […]

Myanmar executive looks to Indonesia as guide in development

Jakarta. (Jakarta Globe) – Myanmar could look to Indonesia, which emerged as a democratic country after 32 years of authoritarian rule under Suharto, as a guide in building the nation politically and economically after a half century of military control, according to an executive of a large conglomerate in Myanmar. “Our new government is very […]