Ministry begins living cost survey to set minimum wage

A cost-of-living survey that will help determine a national minimum wage got under way on January 26 in Yangon and Bago regions. Investigators will use questionnaires to examine the living conditions of business owners, public servants, workers earning a bare living and unemployed people. Daw Tin Tin Ye, an official with the labour department of […]

Experts call for providing more public spaces in Yangon

To improve the quality of life and as a momentary escape from the exhausting concrete jungle, the urban developers have called for providing more public spaces in Yangon during the discussion on how to conserve Yangon heritage. “Some streets in Latha Township [Yangon Chinatown] are meant for two-storey buildings. But for now, these places are […]