Hong Kong to Help Myanmar Set up a Gold Exchange

The operator of Hong Kong’s gold exchange is in talks to help the government of Myanmar establish a bourse in the country for trading the precious metal, according to Haywood Cheung Tak-hay, president of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society. “This is the right timing for Myanmar to establish a gold exchange as the […]

Myanmar sets up new committee to revise minimum wage

The Government of Myanmar has set up a new committee, replacing an existing body, to study and revise the minimum wage in the country. The current minimum wage of K3,600 per day was set by the previous government in September 2015. The new committee includes financial experts, ministries and representatives from labour and employer groups. […]

UK Government to Strengthen Gas Sector in Myanmar

A UK Government-supported programme, to strengthen the development of a modern, dynamic oil and gas sector in Myanmar, is to be launched later this month, according to a joint press release from the British Embassy in Yangon and Aberdeen International Associates (AIA). Mr Gordon McIntosh, Aberdeen City Council’s former Director of Enterprise, Planning and Infrastructure, […]

Cambodia to share labour arbitration experiences with Myanmar

Cambodia’s Arbitration Council will share its experiences in settling labour disputes at a series of workshops in Myanmar the Khmer Times reported on 16 September. The meetings will take place in the capital as well as Yangon, the country’s largest city, according to a press release from Cambodia’sLabour Ministry. The workshops are being organized by […]