The authorities gave the green light at a scheduled meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on April 26.
Two foreign companies_ a clothing firm from Hong Kong and a Korean garment factory_ were allowed to start their respective operations in Mingaladon and South Dagon townships, Yangon.
Three local firms would also commence work on a road toll collection and two hotel projects.
Myat Noe Thu Construction was authorised to collect toll on Nyaung Oo-Pakkoku-Myaing-Linkakaw-Monywa road. And Myat Min would carry out the hotel projects in Nyaung Shwe Township, Shan State.
source: Eleven Myanmar