Local business group forms teams for Rakhine projects

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (centre) at the donation ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw on October 20. Photo – AP The country’s main business organisation on Saturday formed teams to support the implementation of the K17.7 billion (US$13 million) economic projects in the violence-prone Rakhine state. The Union of Federation of Chambers of Commerce..

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Insufficient power supply hampers Thilawa manufacturers

Workers work during the opening of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in Thilawa in 2013. Photo: EPA DESPITE the foreign investments brought into Myanmar thanks to Thilawa Special Economic Zone, the SEZ’s purported mission to transform into a manufacturing hub has not gained momentum, partly because of the lack of power supply. In fact, the..

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