Burma’s Ministry of Industry came under fire from MPs in parliament on Thursday for accumulating a loss of 190 billion kyat (US$200 million) over the last year. A Ministry spokesperson[…]
Burma’s rubber industry will see more inspections, certification and technical assistance to bring it up to par with other countries, according to Win Myint of the Ministry of Commerce. Currently[…]
Burma plans to develop its soft-shell crab industry in expectation of increased domestic and foreign demand, state-run media reported recently. Statistics from the Myanmar Fisheries Federation show soft-shell crab farming was[…]
Sculptors who work with wood may soon have easier access to raw material. The government’s Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) is planning to start a tender bidding system to conveniently sell wood to sculptors, as there is currently no direct channel for business with artists.
When Norway’s deputy foreign minister, Espen Barth Eide, returned from a visit to Burma this month, he told the Financial Times that he “almost left the country thinking they’re moving a[…]
Mar 2, 2009 (DVB), A manager of a Win Thuzar store in Mandalay's Myingyan township has escaped punishment over the misuse of 70 million kyat due to being a close-relative[…]