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Can Myanmar’s garment sector reach its full potential?

After a United Nations (UN) report this week branded Myanmar’s refugee problem one of the world’s worst humanitarian and human rights crises, David Birnbaum looks at the knock-on impact for the country’s garment export sector. He argues that while Myanmar is one of the few alternatives to China for high value-added, complex and difficult-to-make products, its poor […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of September & October 2018

  Name, Venue & Organizer Date Propak Myanmar Event Park, Yangon 13.9.18 to 15.9.18 International Processing & Packaging Exhibition (Propak Myanmar) Myanmar Convention Center, Yangon 13.9.18 to 15.10.18 Agri Myanmar Rose Garden Hotel, Yangon 26.9.18 to 28.9.18 International exhibition and conference on Agriculture Equipment and Machinery for Myanmar (Agri Machinery Myanmar) Yangon 26.9.18 to 28.9.18 […]

Facebook News: Update on Myanmar Hate Speech

By Sara Su, Facebook Product Manager, 15 August 2018 We have a responsibility to fight abuse on Facebook. This is especially true in countries like Myanmar where many people are using the internet for the first time and social media can be used to spread hate and fuel tension on the ground. The ethnic violence […]

French Chamber conducted first Myanmar Salary Survey

The survey, prepared by MyWorld Myanmar, a Member of the CCI France Myanmar’s Human Resources Committee, gathered the answers from 243 companies from all sectors operating in Myanmar. Daw Ma Ma Naing, HR Manager of Sule Shangri-La Hotel, and Co-Chair of the CCI France Myanmar’s HR Committee, says that “this survey is very valuable to […]

Foreign Hypermart looking for land greater than 4.5 acres in Yangon to build hypermart

With the introduction of the new Wholesale and Retail Law – our client a foreign hypermart is looking for a piece land that is greater than 4.5 acres in Yangon to build a hypermart. The land should ideally not be within Yangon downtown, be next to a main road and must have a clean title. […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of July & August 2018

  Name, Venue & Organizer Date Myanmar International Tourism Expo, Tatmadaw Hall, Yangon, Myanmar, Icvex Thailand 20-22 Jul 2018 Builders Myanmar, Novotel Yangon Max, Yangon, Fireworks Myanmar 02-04 Aug 2018 Myanmar Retail Expo, Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall, Yangon, Icvex 17-19 Aug 2018 Myan Lab, Tatmadaw Hall, Yangon, AMB Tarsus Exhibitions Sdn Bhd 23-25 Aug 2018   […]

Labour Strike Prevention Seminar on 22 June 2018, 2pm to 4pm at KLOUD Service Office @ Junction City Tower

Is Strike causing disruption to your production? Is it harming your bottom line?   How do you pro-actively prevent strike? How do you strengthened industrial relationship and build trust between employer and employees so that strikes do not happen in your factory? Join our seminar to learn the best practice on preventing strike at your […]

Yangon Rooftop space with Inya Lake View available. Ideal for Rooftop Bar!

Photo for illustration only   Blueprint for reference only* * The rooftop is still being constructed and there were some changes to the layout. Always dream about opening your own roof top bar? Now is the opportunity. 496 sq meter of rooftop space with 160 sq meter terrace extension now available. The roof top overlooks […]

Managing Change: Report on Executive Policymaking in Myanmar sponsored by Asia Foundation

In 2011, Myanmar entered a phase of democratic transition. As the country emerges from decades of authoritarianism, ethnic armed conflict, contentious civil-military relations, and entrenched poverty, it has a remarkable opportunity to move toward democracy, sustained economic development, and lasting peace. Successfully managing the transition requires more effective policymaking. This report provides an introduction to […]

Myanmar’s Migrant Workers: The Vanguard of Financial Inclusion

Photo: Courtesy of Telenor Wave Money  Andrew Thomson considers the role of internal migrants in promoting financial inclusion in rural areas. Myanmar’s internal migrant workers have the potential to be the vanguard of financial inclusion. Presently, the vast majority of Myanmar’s population do not have access to the formal banking system, mostly the product of […]