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Sacha Inchi oil produced from Kengtung to be exported to Japan
Jul 26, 2017
Sacha inchi oil produced from Kengtung will be exported to Japan, according to a report of Myawady Daily newspaper, yesterday. Laboratory tested samples of sacha inchi oil in Japan... 18

Myanmar may finally adopt a standard measurement system
Jul 25, 2017
Myanmar does not have an official measurement system. Government websites use either imperial or metric units, and sometimes both. In 2011 and 2013, the Ministry of Commerce announced that it was prep... 60

Public warned of fraudulent real estate deals
Jul 25, 2017
An article in yesterday’s edition of City News warned against unscrupulous real estate agents attempting to sell fraudulent deals. The article warned against forged documents and recommended ... 49

10 SMEs in Mandalay win cash awards
Jul 25, 2017
Ten small and medium enterprises in Mandalay won KBZ SME Awards, with total cash prizes worth Ks10 million each, according to a press statement issued by KBZ Ltd. yesterday. The awards were pres... 56

Fuel Importers Submit Proposal for Deep-Sea Port in Yangon
Jul 24, 2017
Representatives of the oil and gas in­dustry have sub­mitted a business propos­al to the government to a build a deep-sea port near Yangon. “We are studying the potential logistics and feasibi... 71

Myanmar Imports Thai Shrimp as Local Breeders Struggle to Meet Demand
Jul 24, 2017
Shrimp and prawn is being imported from Thailand as production from local shrimp breeders struggles to keep pace with domes­tic demand, U Kyaw Tun Myint, Chairman of the Myanmar Shrimp Asso­ciation,... 94

Chinese tax on Myanmar goods slows trade to a trickle in July
Jul 21, 2017
To protect the local production of Chinese farmers, the China authorities increased its tax rate to 100 per cent for imported goods, prompting most merchants to halt trade in July. Main exports ... 95

IKBZ wins two Asian insurance awards
Jul 21, 2017
THE Asian Banking and Finance, a Singapore-based organisation, awarded two Asian insurance awards to IKBZ Insurance Company at Shangri-la Hotel in Singapore recently. IKBZ won “The Best Genera... 81

Dollar exchange remains above Ks1,360
Jul 20, 2017
A US dollar exchange rate remains above Ks1,360 in the domestic currency market despite a recent global decline of the dollar. The exchange rate on 19 April hovered between Ks1,361 and Ks1,363 ... 88

Demand for traditional bamboo fan declines during monsoon retreat
Jul 16, 2017
Traditional bamboo fan makers in Mandalay Region have temporarily ceased production during Buddhist lent as domestic demand for the traditional products usually declines in this period. A few ... 108

Market City Yangon
Jul 14, 2017
People dub Yangon “Economic Hub”, but in my eyes, I see Yangon as a market city. Most of the ground floors in the six downtown townships in Yangon are shops, and most of the houses on the ma... 89

Yangon, a place of high cost of living
Jul 14, 2017
Yangon was ranked 67th at the list of the Cost of Living Ranking for 2017 according to the data provided by MERCER, the leading provider of data on cost of living and housing for employees. Last... 100

Myanmar’s gold market shows flat demand despite prices lower than global market
Jul 11, 2017
DEMAND for gold has not significantly increase since prices fell in early July, according to an article in Myawady Daily newspaper yesterday. Pure gold is around $652 per tical (0.578 ounce) in ... 100

Real Estate sector attracts over US$569 million
Jul 11, 2017
MYANMAR’S real estate sector attracted US$569 million in foreign direct investment between 1 April to 30 June, according to recent Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) ... 109

Developers’ Ngapali Expansion Plans Look North, South Amid Beach Tourism Boom
Jul 10, 2017
Ngapali beach is ex­periencing a boom in hotel develop­ments after the popular west coast destination saw an increase in tour­ist arrivals last year, real estate analysts have said. Foreign and ... 133

Price manipulation increases onion price
Jul 10, 2017
Onion prices hit a 10-year high in early July, according to a report of City News yesterday. Usually, local onion prices remain steady during June and July. This year, however, onion prices rang... 116

Program offers free coconut product manufacturing course
Jul 09, 2017
COCONUT industry officials will offer a free course on coconut product manufacturing this month in Yangon, according to yesterday’s report of Myawady Daily.... 139

Hi Tea Cafe Brings Victorian Era Favourite to Yangon
Jul 09, 2017
Hi Tea, a new cafe which serves the traditional meal of its namesake, opened at the Melia Hotel last month, becoming the lat­est eatery seeking to satis­fy Yangon's growing hun­ger for foreign cuis... 135

Japanese car prices rise due to high demand
Jul 09, 2017
Concerns about car import restrictions have increased car auction prices, according to Myawady Daily report yesterday.... 142

Bangkok’s Whizdom 101 project to be exhibited in Yangon
Jul 08, 2017
Whizdom 101, a condominium project being developed on Sukhumvit Road, the commercial centre of Bangkok, Thailand, will be exhibited in Yangon this month, according to the Myawady Daily. The eve... 173

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