Pyay (Myanmar)

Type: City
Name: Pyay (Myanmar)
Country: Myanmar/Burma
Latitude: 18.82
Longitude: 95.209999
population: 135,325
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

OCBC Bank receives regulatory approval to open a branch in Myanmar

Includes suggested Tweets, Facebook posts, keywords and official hashtagsOCBC BANK RECEIVES REGULATORY APPROVAL TO OPEN A BRANCH IN MYANMARForeign Bank licence allows lender to extend full range of banking services to foreign companies operating in Myanmar, ... [Published Noodls - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Germany develop bank funds Taunggyi road project

A German government-owned development bank, KfW, is giving US$8.8 million to upgrade roads leading into Taunggyi in southern Shan State, the bank’s director announced last week.The announcement came as the bank opened an office in Yangon on September ... [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

French Family Food in a Garden Setting

Inside the French cultural institute ‘Institute Français de Birmanie’ in Rangoon, a new restaurant, Rendez-vous, has just opened. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy)Tucked away in the leafy grounds of the French cultural institute ‘Institute Français ... [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign investment in Myanmar's oil, gas sector gets over 670 mln USD in Aug.

Foreign investment in Myanmar's oil and natural gas sector coming from 13 foreign companies amounted to 674 million U.S. dollars in August, according to the latest statistics of the Foreign Investment Commission on Wednesday. The investment represented ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Govt scraps plan to build small dams on Ayeyarwady

The government has abandoned a plan to build 16 dams on the Ayeyarwady River to regulate water flow on the recommendation of the World Bank.Instead, it will improve navigation, river maintenance and water resource management based on the World Bank’s ... [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar, Luxembourg companies to jointly conduct inland oil exploration in Myanmar

Myanmar's state oil and gas enterprise will jointly conduct inland crude oil exploration in the country with a Luxembourg company on production sharing basis, according to the enterprise Thursday.Under the contract signed between the Myanmar Oil and Gas ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Indonesian firm to build $125 million tower in Myanmar

ContentState-run Indonesian construction firm PT Wijaya Karya (Wika) says it has signed a $125 million contract for the development of a commercial tower in Myanmar, a move highly needed to support its overseas expansion.Wika and its partner, Singapore-based ... [Published Incept.co - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

WIKA Works on Residential Project in Myanmar

SINGAPORE - PT Wijaya Karya Tbk. (WIKA) will be the prime contractor in the project, namely Pyay Tower & Residences in Yangon, Myanmar, with a contract value of US$125 million.The project, which includes construction of office and residential buildings, ... [Published Bisnis Indonesia - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Trang set for rubber trading in Myanmar

THAILAND'S Sri Trang Agro-Industry has established a rubber-trading joint venture in Myanmar with that country's trading giant Ayeyar Hinthar Holdings Co. Kitichai Sincharoenkul, a director of Sri Trang, said in a filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar, Canadian companies to jointly conduct inland oil exploration

Myanmar's state oil and gas enterprise will jointly conduct inland crude oil exploration in the country with two Canadian companies on production sharing basis, according to the Myanmar enterprise Sunday.Under the contract signed between the Myanmar Oil ... [Published Global Times - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fears of a flight path overblown

When a well-meaning Yangonite says they live near the Yangon International Airport, House of the Week shudders a little.It is not that the properties in the neighborhood are inherently bad – indeed, the opposite is usually true. Instead, the airport conjures ... [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar allows foreign oil companies to operate

  RANGOON – The Myanmar Investment Commission has granted licenses for six foreign companies to operate petroleum business in oil and gas blocks located in Inndaw-Yanan area and Zeephyutaung-Nantaw area, Sagaing Region; Taungoo-Pyinmana ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Economy - Aug 02 2014]

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Said Mr Linus Goh, OCBC Bank's Head of Global Commercial Banking: "We are very pleased to be granted a licence to operate a banking branch in Myanmar in this exciting chapter of the country's history. With this licence, we are proud to be given the privilege of re-establishing our branch presence in Myanmar."
"The company will produce and sell block rubber and other rubber products and trade all rubber products in domestic and/or international markets" he said

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OCBC Bank receives regulatory approval to open ... [Published Noodls - Oct 01 2014]
Germany develop bank funds Taunggyi road project [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 30 2014]
French Family Food in a Garden Setting [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 27 2014]
Govt scraps plan to build small dams on Ayeyarwady [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 24 2014]
Foreign investment in Myanmar's oil, gas sector... [Published Individual.com - Sep 24 2014]
Myanmar, Luxembourg companies to jointly conduc... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 18 2014]
BURMA BUSINESS WEEKLY: 12 September 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 12 2014]
Indonesian firm to build $125 million tower in ... [Published Incept.co - Sep 12 2014]
Wika to work on $125 million tower project in... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 12 2014]
WIKA Works on Residential Project in Myanmar [Published Bisnis Indonesia - Sep 11 2014]
Sri Trang set for rubber trading in Myanmar [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 10 2014]
Myanmar, Canadian companies to jointly conduct ... [Published Global Times - Sep 07 2014]
Ministry ramps up push for South Korean farm ma... [Published Myanmar Times - Sep 01 2014]
Fears of a flight path overblown [Published Myanmar Times - Aug 25 2014]
Twenty-six years on: ‘objectives not fulfilled’ [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 08 2014]
Myanmar: Pegu and Mon States Hit by Severe Floo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 07 2014]
Myanmar allows foreign oil companies to operate [Published Saudi Gazette - Economy - Aug 02 2014]
Burmese Reporters Get Ten Years in Jail Plus Ha... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 23 2014]
Ancient Burmese kingdom awarded World Heritage ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 23 2014]
Religious site could hail from ancient Pyu kingdom [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 16 2014]
Trishaw drivers protest ‘unnecessary demands’ b... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 31 2014]
Magwe activists march for press freedom [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 07 2014]
Swimming against the current [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 05 2014]
On World Press Freedom Day, how free is the Bur... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 03 2014]
Myanmar: Repression Marks Press Freedom Day [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 03 2014]
Mizzima reporter arrested for protesting media ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 28 2014]
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BURMA BUSINESS WEEKLY: 12 September 2014 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 12 2014]
Ups and downs The Burmese kyat was selling on Friday at 972 to the US dollar, while buying at 980. The price of gold dropped further from 662,000 kyat per tical to 655,000. Fuel prices remain constant: petrol 820 kyat; diesel 950 kyat; octane 950 ...
Twenty-six years on: ‘objectives not fulfilled’ [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 08 2014]
Commemorations marking the 26th anniversary of Burma’s 1988 pro-democracy uprising were held across the country on Friday. An event organised by activist group 88 Generation Peace and Open Society began on Friday morning at the Kyaikkasan Meditation ...
Myanmar: Pegu and Mon States Hit by Severe Floo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 07 2014]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar By YEN SNAING RANGOON — Heavy downpours in recent days have caused severe flooding in Pegu and Mon states, where hundreds of residents have been forced to flee their homes and traffic has been hindered by inundated roads, ...
Burmese Reporters Get Ten Years in Jail Plus Ha... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 23 2014]
Journalists protesting in front of Myanmar Peace Center. Photo by Kyaw Zaw Win, Kyaw Lwin Oo. From the Facebook page of RFA Burmese Four Burmese journalists and the CEO of the Unity Journal were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour ...
Ancient Burmese kingdom awarded World Heritage ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 23 2014]
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has approved three ancient Pyu Kingdom cities – Hanlin, Beiktano and Sri Kestra – as World Heritage Sites, the first time any historical monument in Burma has been recognised ...
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