The Ministry of Mines is the Government entity responsible for implementing the Government’s mineral policy and enforcing laws and regulations related to the mining sector. The Ministry evaluates and processes all license applications for prospecting and production of minerals.
I found Today Magazine to be a quality resource for social trends and information in countrywide. This publication is the one you want if you traveling or coming for business in Myanmar.
In conjunction with China's "Go West Policy" the Sino-Myanmar partnership will improve transport infrastructure between the two countries. First on the improvement agenda is the road leading from Ruili to Mandalay. Connections through Tachileik from Jinghong closely following to Thailand.
Easy to reference pocket guide to Yangon's best known spots for a bite toeat or an early night out on the town,as most bars and resturants close by midnight, if not earlier.
Official statistics indicate that Myanmar has achieved water and sanitation targets of the Millennium Development Goals, supplying improved drinking water at 83% (urban: 93%, rural 78%) and to improved sanitation at 76% (urban 83%, rural 73%).
During my travels while meeting suppliers and and distributors throughout the coountry in various provinces, I have found a set of maps that are good enough to get you to most places by name. I have 23 map scans included in this series.
Roads outside major population centers are narrow and take more time to transit than you think. When visiting the far north of Myanmar roads are nothing more than cart paths and you will need to travel by boat to reach many destinations.
The multiparty system is at a very nascent stage, with political restrictions and oppression under lengthy military rule having hindered its stable development. Due to the long history of military rule, political parties have only shallow roots in society.
This is the latest version of Yangon Travel Information Magazine which I picked up my last time in Yangon. Contains the usual restaurants, shopping and travel destination that may be of interest to travelers visiting Myanmar.
The recent announcement of Sinopec’s “big find” in its Fuling shale gas Block 3 is potentially the beginning of a new phase.
To date, PetroChina has formed a joint venture with (Yibin City Holding and Beijing Guolian Energy Investment Fund) in Sichuan to explore a ChangNing shale gas block.