ZICOlaw Hosts ASEAN Forum in Yangon

Singapore-based ZICOlaw, a network of independent legal and related professional service providers in the ASEAN region, hosted a forum in Yangon to discuss the impending implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in less than two years. Commentators from across the ASEAN region joined local Myanmar stakeholders to exchange views on the challenges and opportunities […]

Burma seeks minimum wage amidst labour shortage

As foreign investors in the garment sector trickle into Myanmar/Burma, local research companies and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are undertaking a study that could prompt the country’s parliament to pass a minimum wage law by December this year. The study, for which one local participant is the Myanmar Marketing and Research Development Co (MMRD), […]

Nielsen and MMRD announce myanmar joint venture

PRESS RELEASE DETAILS: 03/02/2014 Nielsen/MMRD collaboration to provide in-depth understanding of the Myanmar marketplace and consumer behavior YANGON, Myanmar–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, and Myanmar Marketing Research & Development Co., Ltd (MMRD), the pioneer of research services in Myanmar with […]

Myanmar Is Ripe to Be Marketing’s New Frontier

A dusty street vendor taps on the taxi window. He’s not peddling flowers along the thoroughfare in Myanmar’s business capital of Yangon. He’s touting homemade copies of the country’s foreign-investment law and import-export regulations. Myanmar is open for business. After two decades of isolating sanctions, this Southeast Asian country represents one of the few places […]