Myanmar workers prefer to work in Thailand

Large-scale commercial building projects in Rangoon are reportedly being delayed by a shortage of skilled labor because Burmese workers still prefer jobs in Thailand. More than 2 million migrant workers remain in Thailand, where there are frequent reports of abuse and cheating by employers and job agents, and thousands of Burmese also choose to endure […]

About 170 MW of electricity needed to supply power to industrial zone

Myanmar will need about 170 megawatts of electricity to provide power to industrial zones in the coming summer season, said Minister for Electric Power Khin Maung Soe. The minister added that more than US$ 160 million (Ks 155.83 billion) is required to supply power for projects in industrial zones. In the summer season this year, […]

Thai Labour woes turn producers to Myanmar

THE electrical-appliance and auto-parts industries are already forging trade relations with partners in Myanmar due to the labour shortage in Thailand. “Some companies aim to set up factories there this year so that they can start production next year,” Suparp Suwanpimolkul, honorary president of the Thai Subcontracting Promotion Association, said yesterday. As the members of […]