PTTEP approved to build gas-to-power plant in Myanmar

Myanmar has approved the development of an Integrated Domestic Gas to Power Project involving US$2 billion in investments in Kyaiklat, Ayeyarwady Region. The Ministry of Electricity and Energy granted a Notice to Proceed to Thai national oil company PTTEP for the 592-megawatt project, which will be carried out under a 20-year Build, Operate and Transfer..

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SMEs start feeling effects of virus outbreak

  Some small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) have started suffering from the effects of coronavirus outbreak, business owners say.  “It has already affected the country’s economy very much. Especially, hotels. As they have lost customers, they have no money to pay for their employees’ salaries. Restaurants and shops are facing difficulties also. Many SME businesses..

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World Bank loan to promote basic education in Myanmar

  The International Development Association (IDA), which is a part of the World Bank, will lend US$100million (K140.1 trillion to Myanmar to promote the basic education sector, the World Bank announced on March 3. According to the World Bank, Myanmar will use the funding for a plan to promote inclusive access to quality education over..

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Myanmar Citizens Bank to increase SME access to finance

Myanmar Citizens Bank is listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange. Photo: The Myanmar Times   Yangon-listed Myanmar Citizens Bank (MCB) inked an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to increase access to finance for small businesses and individuals.   The IFC will provide advice to the public lender to transform and modernise its business..
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