Myanmar workers in Thailand victims of a broken system

MYAWADDY, Myanmar: With only meagre belongings stuffed into backpacks and duffel bags, tens of thousands of Myanmar migrants have streamed home across the Thai border over the past two weeks. But it is not a joyous homecoming for the truckloads of men and women, who fled Thailand in fear of a new law that hardens […]

Unilever receives licence to open Myanmar branch

U.K-based multinational Unilever has been granted permission to open a branch office in Myanmar. The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration issued a temporary license to Unilever under services category through the one-stop service system last Wednesday. Established in 1930, Unilever is a consumer goods company which now distributes over 400 brands to 180 countries. […]

Japanese entrepreneurs to visit Myanmar for potential investment

Business people from over twenty Japanese firms will visit Myanmar to explore investment opportunities, according to Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI). About 50 business people from 20 industrial sectors, such as machinery, electric and power, construction and garment, will be led by the Executive Vice President of Japan External […]