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Finance Ministry Plans to Expand Online Cargo Clearance System

BUSINESS Apr 26, 2017
Plans are underway to expand the My­anmar Automatic Cargo Clearance System, a computerised network aimed at speeding up trade at ports and bor­ders, a minister has said. The expansion will start ... 10

Sein Ta Lone and mango valueadded products to ship to Korea

BUSINESS Apr 26, 2017
South Korea is gearing up to directly export Myanmar’s Sein Ta Lone (Diamond Solitaire) mangoes and mango value-added products, establishing a cold storage factory in Nay Pyi Taw, according to... 8

123 telecoms licences have been issued to date

BUSINESS Apr 26, 2017
The Post and Telecommunications Department (PTD) under the Ministry of Transport and Communications has issued a total of 123 licences for telecommunication services, with 85 local companies and... 8

Stock trading on YSX hit over Ks80.9billion over a year

BUSINESS Apr 26, 2017
The values of stock trading on Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) has reached over Ks80.9billion over the past year, according to the statistics of YSX.... 10

National Bank of Canada acquires 22% stake in Myanmar mobile money outfit

BUSINESS Apr 26, 2017
The National Bank of Canada (NBC) has acquired a 22% stake in Ongo, a mobile money service with big plans for expansion in Myanmar, Finextra reported on 25 April. Established by emerging markets... 6

Growers get high price for pineapples

BUSINESS Apr 25, 2017
GROWERS in Thaton Township of Mon State say that they reaped a healthy profit from the sale of pineapples, which is in higher demand than other fresh fruits this season.... 53

Myanmar invited to show fruits, flowers and vegetables in South Korea exhibition

BUSINESS Apr 25, 2017
Myanmar was invited to exhibit its fruits, flowers and vegetables at the Dessert & Snack Korea 2017 Exhibition that will hold in South Korea, from 17 to 19 August, it is learnt from the Myanmar... 44

Population of golden deer increases at Chutthin Wildlife Sanctuary

GENERAL Apr 25, 2017
The population of golden deer has increased by almost 250 this year compared with the same period of last year at the Chutthin Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanbalu township, Sagaing Region, said an o... 43

Price of cars with non-Yangon licences falls

BUSINESS Apr 25, 2017
The prices of cars with non-Yangon licences slumped when cars imported under the consignment system were allowed to apply for a licence of a region other than Yangon, according to the automobil... 28

Education Ministry invites students to apply for ASEAN scholarship award

GENERAL Apr 25, 2017
THE Ministry of Education announced that outstanding students who completed at least Grade 9 are eligible to apply for the ASEAN scholarship award.... 27