Thursday November 21, 2019 10:04

IN MYANMAR Press Releases

Myanmar: UN experts concerned by incommunicado detention and torture of ethnic Rakhine men and General—04 Sep 19

UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concerns about the use of incommunicado detention by the military in Myanmar, along with allegations of torture and ill-treatment and deaths in custody since the outbreak of armed conflict in December 2018 in

ประสบความสำเร็จกับการครบรอบ 1 ปี โครงการ The Collaboration Project on Investment for Development of General—29 Aug 19

ประสบความสำเร็จกับการครบรอบ 1 ปี โครงการ The Collaboration Project on Investment for Development of Rakhine State and Other regions in Myanmar ลงนามความร่วมมือนักลงทุน นักธุรกิจไทย กับนักธุรกิจรัฐยะไข่

Myanmar Insight 2019 tutors Thai businessmen Gives an in-depth look into every dimension of Events—26 Aug 19

The Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon, in collaboration with the Thai Business Association of Myanmar, is organizing the 4th "Myanmar Insight 2019", an investment seminar, to prepare and tutor Thai businesses that are interested in doing business in Myanmar.

Yoma Bank aims to revolutionise banking in Myanmar whilst promoting responsible lending, taps General—09 Aug 19

- Looks to transform mass market access to unsecured loans through their Smart Credit solution, putting customers in control of their own credit decision-making - Loan applications are processed by the Experian's Digital Onboarding platform, with

PTTOR enters into joint ventures in oil terminal development and retail business expansion Events—10 Jun 19

In an effort to further expand its overseas business, PTT Oil and Retail Business Public Company Limited, or PTTOR, is engaged in two important investment plans officially announced today in Myanmar. Partnership Celebration of The Oil Terminal and Retail

Food Hotel Myanmar 2019 - The world on your plate in Myanmar General—05 Jun 19

Food & Hotel Myanmar 2019 returns to its sixth successful edition on 5 – 7 June as Myanmar's exceptional international food and hospitality trade show. Here are key reasons that the event is the most preferred and the industry's choice: - The

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Congratulates the Inauguration of Synnexs New Office in Events—28 May 19

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (third right), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), recently congratulated Mr. Supant Mongkolsuthree (third left), Chairman of Synnex (Thailand) Public Company Limited, and Miss Sutida Mongkolsuthree

Myanmar: UN human rights experts say terribly concerned about press freedoms and democracyMyanmar: General—09 May 19

UN human rights experts welcomed the news that convicted Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are back at home with their families in Myanmar, but expressed serious concerns about the judicial process in the country and the fact that their guilty

Photo Release: Thai Journalist Association visits CP#s operation and CSR projects in General—22 Feb 19

Thai Journalist Association (TJA)'s delegation led by Mr. Chavarong Limpattamapanee (4th from left), TJA's advisor, and Ms. Kornchanok Raksaseri (center), Vice president of TJA, visited Myanmar on a media exchange programme with Myanmar Journalists

Siemens commitment to foster digital skill to new generation in Myanmar Events—08 Jan 19

- 2nd batch of granting to vocational training center after the first batch began last year - Equip new generation in Myanmar with the digital skill necessary for the digitalization era Siemens Limited continues preparing Myanmar's education sector for

Delta#s Containerized Data Center Solutions Support Campana#s Submarine Cable Landing Station in IT—20 Dec 18

Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, announced it has enabled an energy-efficient 200kW containerized data center solution for the Singapore-based Campana Group. The modular and scalable properties of Delta's Containerized

Osotspa continues its international expansion, breaking ground for a new beverage production Events—27 Nov 18

Osotspa Public Company Limited, led by Mr. Thana Chaiprasit (third from left), Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of Osotspa PCL, and Dr. Sai Sam Htun (third from right), Chairman and Managing Director of Loi Hein Co., Ltd. and Director of Osotspa

CHATRIUM HOTEL ROYAL LAKE YANGON RECEIVES BEST PERFORMANCE FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) HOTEL General—22 Oct 18

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon was bestowed the Best Performance FDI Hotel Award 2017 by the Ministry of Hotels & Tourism at the World Tourism Day Ceremony attended by Myanmar Vice-President H.E. Henry Van Thio in Napyitaw City recently. Chatrium

ASEAN MPs urge UN to act on devastating Rohingya atrocities report General—20 Sep 18

Lawmakers from South East Asia today urged the UN to act on a devastating report on atrocities against Rohingya in Myanmar and do everything it can to pave the way for justice for victims, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today. The

Myanmar: UN report details silencing by law of independent journalism General—11 Sep 18

A host of ill-defined laws has been used in Myanmar to exert control over independent journalism across the country, including in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states, a UN human rights report on freedom of expression in the country has found. The report

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Congratulates SCIMTMM the Opening of Power Transmission Towers Plant Stcoks—27 Aug 18

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (third left), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), and EXIM Thailand's executives recently congratulated Mr. Noppol Milinthanggoon (center), Chairman of the Board of Directors, SCI Electric Plc. (SCI), on

Myanmar authorities must be brought before International Criminal Court, say Southeast Asian General—24 Aug 18

More than 130 lawmakers from across Southeast Asia today demanded the international community bring officials in Myanmar to justice for atrocity crimes committed against the Rohingya population of Rakhine State. In the joint statement released today, 132

VST ECS (Myanmar) Services in collaboration with leading global IT vendors of Enterprise Solutions IT—20 Aug 18

VST ECS (Myanmar) Services Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of VST ECS (Thailand) Co., Ltd., by Mr. Kongkiet Wangveeramit, Executive Vice President, CLM Countries has joined forces with leading global IT vendors including Cisco, NetApp, NetScout, Trend Micro,

Photo Release: SCB jointly holds Myanmar Insight 2018 economic seminar Stcoks—06 Aug 18

Siam Commercial Bank, in cooperation with the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon and the Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM), recently held a third economic seminar focusing on in-depth investment in Myanmar at the Shangri-la Hotel in Bangkok. Titled

Myanmar: UN experts gravely concerned by court charges against Reuters General—11 Jul 18

UN human rights experts* expressed grave concern after a court in Myanmar officially charged two Reuters journalists under the 1923 Official Secrets Act in connection with their investigations into a massacre at Inn Din village, Rakhine State. "We

Myanmar: Discriminatory policies means no return for refugees anytime soon, says General—10 Jul 18

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, said the Government's failure to redress discriminatory laws against the Rohingya made it impossible for hundreds of thousands of refugees to return to their homes

Photo Release: KBank supports SMEs in Myanmar to brace for the digital Stcoks—02 Jul 18

At KBank Representative Office in Yangon, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Mr. Pattanapong Tansomboon (left), KBank First Senior Vice President, and Daw Aye Aye Win (center), Director General of the SME Development Center, Myanmar's Ministry of

Myanmar: UN expert calls for ICC to probe decades of crimes General—28 Jun 18

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, has urged the Human Rights Council to support efforts to investigate and prosecute at the International Criminal Court those responsible for alleged crimes that have

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert General—16 May 18

We are deeply concerned about the escalation in attacks by military forces and armed groups in Kachin and northern Shan States in Myanmar. Some 7,400 people have been internally displaced in Kachin State since early April, adding to the 100,000 already

AGC Establishes Marketing Base in Myanmar Properties—09 Apr 18

AGC Asahi Glass (hereinafter AGC) has opened a branch of AGC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., which oversees the Southeast Asian region, in Yangon City, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (hereinafter referred to as "Myanmar"). Going forward, the AGC Group will

The crowdfunding campaign of One Man, Stand-Alone: On the trail of the old movie General—30 Mar 18

Philip Jablon, the founder and principal of The Southeast Asia Movie Theater Project, is holding a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a feature length documentary about his work photographing forgotten stand-alone movie theaters in Myanmar and

THAICOM and CANAL+ Sign Capacity Agreement in Myanmar CANAL+ launches pay TV DTH service in Myanmar Telecom—21 Mar 18

Thaicom Public Company Limited (SET Bangkok: THCOM)—one of Asia's leading satellite and digital platform operators—today announced the signature of a multi-year contract with CANAL+ Overseas Myanmar, the CANAL+ subsidiary in charge of

Myanmar: UN expert calls for accountability over violence in Rakhine General—13 Mar 18

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, told the Human Rights Council on Monday she was increasingly of the opinion that the events in Rakhine State bear the hallmarks of genocide and called in the strongest

Photo Release: Staff exchange program of KBank and Kanbawza Bank of Myanmar to empower border Stcoks—26 Feb 18

Recently, at Myawaddy branch of KBZ Bank in Myanmar, Mr. Kittichart Potithat, First Vice President for World Business Strategy and Marketing Management Department, KASIKORNBANK (KBank), and Mr. Panu Kijkongkhajohnchai, Head of Financial Institution,