Myanmar and Cambodia to Trade Labor Arbitration Experiences

PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – Cambodia’s Arbitration Council will share its experiences in settling labor disputes at a series of workshops in Myanmar, a nation with a growing garment industry. The meetings will take place in the capital as well as Yangon, the country’s largest city, according to a press release from the Labor Ministry. […]

20,000 car import licenses granted

Almost 20,000 individuals have been approved to import cars to Myanmar since the start of the year and over 9000 cars will be imported by companies or groups, according to documents seen by The Myanmar Times. An individual can apply for a car import licence by proving they have space to park it, under a […]

Wood Factories in Burma to Beat 2014 Log Export Ban

With a ban on log exports set for next year, foreign buyers of Burmese teak and other rare woods are looking to open timber processing facilities inside Burma. A new law coming into force on April 1 will prohibit the export of all raw tree logs, but it will not stop firms from processing timber […]