France’s Havas to Acquire Riverorchid Agency

France-based Havas has announced its planned acquisition of Riverorchid, a communications agency with operations in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. This move will see Havas having operations in nine out of ten Southeast Asian economies. Riverorchid brings a team of approximately 250 people offering solutions including advertising, media, PR, research and digital. “Acquiring Riverorchid […]

Permanent Residency Judgement Awaits

A conference to examine and judge the applications for permanent residency (PR) has been concluded and all applications submitted thus far have been analysed and submitted to the president to be approved, an assistant director at the Ministry of Immigration told Myanmar Business Today. Applications mostly came from former Myanmar citizens, those married to Myanmar […]

Permanent residence system taking shape

Foreign professionals, technicians, investors, former Myanmar citizens and spouses of citizens will be eligible for permanent resident status under a scheme to be unveiled later this month. Applications could begin on December 5, the Ministry of Immigration and Population has announced, in a move which some business leaders say could make the country more attractive […]