This week in business; Myanmar Brewery in deal dispute, Mercedes releases new car for Rangoon traffic, and a Thai telecoms firm ventures into the Burmese market.
A Thai government-backed utilities provider is awaiting approval from the Burmese government to launch a new ‘clean-coal’ power plant in Myeik.
Thailand, China and Burma are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding for the development of the Mong Ton hydropower project Salween River this year.
This week in business; negotiations for a minimum wage begin in Rangoon, Burma looks to wind farms for energy supply, and companies cash in on tourism boom.
The first round-the-world solar powered flight landed in Mandalay, Burma, on Thursday night on the third-leg of its five-month journey of 35,000 kilometres.
Millions of Burmese households remain in the dark, with only one third having access to regular electricity. More dams will mean more electricity, but where will it flow?