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2013-08-20 23:00:51

CMT’s 2nd MRES spotlights infrastructure developments, incentives for investments in special economic zones like Thilawa & Myothar Industrial Zone Park, the landscape of hotels and resorts in key tourist attractions like Mandalay – plus discussions on financing & commercial terms including guidelines on land ownership, and structuring joint venture partnership. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 [CMT’s 2nd MRES, being held in Yangon from the 30 Sep-01 Oct, 2013, hones in on pivotal...

2013-08-13 23:00:37

15th Asia Cementrade Summit, on the 24-25 Sep, 2013 in Yangon, will host Government Officials from Ministry of Industry, Myanmar Investment Commission, Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Transport and cement industry players, in an information-packed event, unveiling timely updates on upcoming cement market opportunities in Asia. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 [15th Asia Cementrade Summit, on the 24-25 Sep, 2013 in Yangon, is honored to host Government Officials from Ministry of...

2013-01-08 05:00:53

Global event organizer Centre for Management Technology and official host Ministry of Electric Power welcome industry majors to the country´s first power conference, delving into foreign investors-friendly power projects and opportunities in support of the country´s economic and social development plans. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Wide-ranging opportunities in power generation, transmission and distribution beckon in Myanmar's power sector, especially in the...

2013-01-03 05:00:23

Official host Ministry of Mines and global event organizer Centre for Management Technology to stage the 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit in Yangon on 21-24 January 2013 specifically to zoom into the highly anticipated updates on the amended mining laws and fiscal regime. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 With the new foreign investment law in place, investors worldwide are eyeing Myanmar — the new frontier market of Asia — exploring business ventures in various sectors...

2012-05-21 23:03:16

Investment outlook and opportunities in Myanmar will take centre stage on 20-21 June at CMT´s New Myanmar Investment Summit 2012 in Yangon. The summit will spotlight on the latest reforms in a country dubbed `potential Asian tiger´ with untouched rich geological and energy resources drawing swift foreign investments. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Myanmar, the ℠gold mine´ country is rapidly emerging as a new frontier for various industries such as mining, oil and...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'