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Myanmar gives go-ahead to build 4th international airport

Oct 29 (Reuters) - Myanmar has chosen a Japan-Singapore consortium to build its fourth international airport, a $1.5 billion project north of the country's biggest city Yangon, a senior transport ministry official said on Wednesday.


Bangkok Bank attends Thai-Myanmar Trade Fair, reflecting its position as the only Thai bank to receive a license to upgrade its Myanmar operation to a branch

Bangkok Bank Senior Vice President for the International Banking Group Saitien Thongplengsri (3rd from right), Provincial Business Banking Region I Manager Chawalit Laorungkarn (4th from right) and Yangon Chief Representative Tossatis Rodprasert (left) welcomed Tak Governor Somchai Hathayayanti (5th from left), Boonthavon Ceramic Chairman Sompong Daopiset (2nd from left), Myanmar’s Myawaddy Governor Lwin Ko Oo (4th from left), and Myawaddy Chamber of Commerce Chairwoman Tin Tin Mya (center) to the Thai-Myanmar Trade Fair.


Bangkok Bank launches ‘Bualuang mBanking’ on ‘Windows Phone’ to cover all smartphone and tablet users on every OS

Bangkok Bank has launched ‘Bualuang mBanking’ on mobile phones with the ‘Windows Phone’ operating system. This means its service will cover every operating system and the full range of smartphone and tablet users and provide customers with convenient financial transactions anytime, anywhere, 24 hours.


2014 Automotive PCB Exports Up +30% on Brisk Hybrid Car Demand

Amid the growing importance of electronics in automobiles, the

global market for automotive electronic device has expanded

at a CAGR of 5.5 percent because modern cars are equipped

with many more electronically-controlled devices than before.


AirAsia to Fly Direct to Naypyidaw From Kuala Lumpur

AirAsia planes are seen on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Reuters)

RANGOON — The Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia will soon fly direct flights between Naypyidaw and Kuala Lumpur as the Burmese capital prepares to host a major regional summit next month.

The maiden flight will take place on Nov. 10, 2014, and will be AirAsia’s second direct flight to Burma, after Rangoon-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia state media reported on Friday, citing a press release from AirAsia. Tickets start from 169 ringgit (US$52).

The airline also offers indirect flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay, via Bangkok.


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