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Job seekers lay out preferred sectors to work for in survey

Job seekers in Myanmar are prioritising career opportunities in the beverage, telecommunications and retail industries, a survey conducted by JobNet’s Myanmar Employer Awards (MEA) program showed. The survey included some 10,000 managers, experienced non-managers, director-level executives and entry-level fresh graduates. Results also showed that aside from those able to pay the highest salaries, employers who […]

Five areas chosen for child labour elimination pilot project

Ministry has chosen Yangon, Bago, Ayeyawady, Kayin and Mon, for the child labour elimination pilot project, said Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe. “The majority of the regional developing countries are using youths and children who will contribute to the production capacity. It is found that the countries facing poverty-related challenges […]

Myanmar Tour operators urged to help in fight against coronavirus

The Health Ministry urged tour operators, guides and hotel workers on Monday to report visitors who appear sick, especially those from Wuhan, China, the epicentre of new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 80 people in China. Meeting with tourism stakeholders in Yangon, Health Minister U Myint Htwe exhorted them to assist the government’s effort to […]

Picon-Deed Report: Mon State Property Market Report January 2020

State set to benefit from strategic position Summary Industrial potential from raw materials and location Growing awareness of tourism potential in the state Strong spending power supports further retail development Hotel development set to continue as Mon State develops further INTRODUCTION Mon State is in a strategic location close to Yangon with sea access, various […]

Agreements signed for Yangon Amata Smart and Eco City project

The Urban and Housing Development Department (UHDD) and Amata Asia (Myanmar) Limited signed a Joint Venture Agreement on the Yangon Amata Smart and Eco City project at Kempinski Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning. The department and Yangon Amata Smart and Eco City Limited also signed a land lease agreement at the same signing […]

Pwint Thit Sa 2020 to assess donations, reflect strengthened regulation

Myanmar’s leading corporate transparency report this year will assess company donations and reflect the country’s strengthened regulations, said the report’s authors. Yangon-based Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), in partnership with Yever, a Myanmar business consultancy, initiated the research phase of the 2020 report on Transparency in Myanmar Enterprises, also known as Pwint Thit Sa. […]

First Makro Myanmar store to open in Yangon in March

By Nyein Nyein Thailand-based Makro company will open its first Makro Myanmar store in March in Yangon, said U Thant Sin Lwin, Director-General of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). “The store business, which will get 100-per cent foreign direct investment from Thailand-based Makro company, will come up in Mingala Taung Nyunt Township […]

Myanmar Joosk Studio receives VC funding

Myanmar animation start-up Joosk Studio, has received a six-digit sum investment from Vietnam’s venture capital firm Nest Tech VN and Yangon-based EME Myanmar. The exact amount of sum was not disclosed.The animation agency was founded and managed by Myanmar artists Ko Thet Paing Kha and Ko Zeyar Htet and has worked with local and international […]

Yangon Launches Free Ferry Service to Remote Andaman Sea Island

By MYO PA PA SAN 22 January 2020 Yangon – The Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) on Tuesday launched its ferry service between Yangon and the remote Cocokyun Township islands in the Andaman Sea. The ferry service is mainly intended for social development and government staff working on Coco Island, Yangon Region Chief Minister U […]

Invitation for Price Quotations – The Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP)

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar The Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project Invitation for Price Quotations The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The IDA N° of the financing agreement is N° […]