The fight against child labour begin at home

Good news this week that the government is promising to clamp down on the use of child labour in the workplace. But while drawing attention to the exploitation of children under the age of 14 by businesses is welcome, the issue of child workers in private homes all too often remains hidden. As is common in later […]

Manufacturing funds to double

Foreign investment into the manufacturing sector this year has already more than doubled all of last year, said director general U Aung Naing Oo of DICA, the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration. From April through September, nearly US$1.8 billion has flowed into the country, of which nearly $1 billion has gone to manufacturing, compared […]