Video: Myanmar Education Challenges

This video highlights the many challenges facing the Myanmar education system. It shows the difficulties that young people faced in getting the necessary skills and training to be job ready due to the poor education infrastructure. It also shows the challenges faced by employers in finding the right talent and the constant problem of high […]

Yangon is 44th priciest city in Asia Pacific

Expatriates and locals alike are complaining about the rapid increase in the cost of living Yangon should remain an attractive work place for expatriates, if their employers base the relocation decision on ECA International’s cost of living survey. The survey, released yesterday, showed that Yangon is the 44th cheapest city in Asia Pacific and 204th […]

Most Myanmar have hopes high for the future, survey finds

A public opinion survey which found that nearly 90 percent of those questioned believe Myanmar is heading in the right direction has also revealed serious concerns about low incomes, unemployment, a lack of aid for the farm sector and the quality of healthcare and education. The survey of 3,000 people, interviewed throughout the country from […]

Global titan WPP aims to ‘shake up’ the market

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell and Michael Lim, chairman of TODAY Ogilvy & Mather, discuss their plans for Myanmar on June 4. (Kyawt Thiri Nyunt/Myanmar Times) The holding company that manages more than US$70 billion of advertising globally a year for its clients, including Coca Cola and Unilever, has accelerated its drive to establish itself […]