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Sasakawa Peace Foundation: Improving women’s business participation, a key path to inclusive development in Myanmar

Myanmar has significant potential to benefit from a “gender dividend” by supporting women entrepreneurs and by promoting gender equality and non-discrimination in the workplace according to a new joint report issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF). The report, titled National Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in Myanmar, found […]

Myanmar’s tourism boom faces manpower challenges

Tourism is booming in Myanmar. Over the past five years, visitors have been pouring into the country, after it shook off its image as a “pariah” state with the establishment of a quasi-civilian government and, for the first time in more than half a century, an administration under new leadership this year. Tourist arrivals surged […]

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 […]