Online Group Invests in New Recruitment Website

Internet holding company MMOne Online Group has launched a new job website,, in a bid to tap the rapid growth of online recruitment in the human resources and corporate sectors. The company claims that its website allows users to easily find jobs in various categories such as engineering, sales, marketing, finance or HR from […]

50pc of Yangon Job Seekers Now Search Jobs Online

In surveying over 150 job seekers who came to fill out CVs at our booth at Opportunity Journals’ Job Fair two weeks ago, collected and learned some interesting and revealing facts: 50 percent had exclusively browsed for jobs offline, 25 percent browse exclusively online, and 25 percent do a combination of both on and […]

MIC should focus on investment that creates jobs: economists

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) needs to prioritise investment that creates more JOBS, economists told the Myanmar Global Investment Forum in Nay Pyi Taw on September 16. “The aim of this forum is to ensure a foreign investment boom,” Energy Minister Zeya Aung said, noting that the forum was the third one organised by the […]

Thilawa SEZ urged to provide local jobs

Civic organisations have urged developers of the the Thilawa Special Economic Zone to provide job opportunities to local residents from the area. Members of the Responsible Business Group met with Thilawa SEZ developers during an environmental assessment on July 25 where they urged them to keep their promises to create employment. “We are asking for […]

Myanmar Economy Can Grow 8.5 Percent This Year: IMF

YANGON — Myanmar’s economy should grow 8.5 percent during the current fiscal year, higher than earlier forecast thanks mainly to rising gas production and investment, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. In January, the IMF predicted that Myanmar would have 7.7 percent growth during the fiscal year that ends March 2015. The fund left […]

Can Singapore capitalise on Myanmar’s opening?

Myanmar’s political opening has caught the world’s attention, and many countries are rushing to what has been called Asia’s last frontier market. Punishing sanctions by the European Union have been lifted, while Washington DC has suspended its measures. Seized by the economic potential of the country’s large market and rich resources, Western companies have responded […]

Myanmar soft drink company says Coca Cola is no threat

Blue Mountain Soft Drink Company expects to expand in the coming years, despite the influx of foreign brands including Coca Cola, says Chairman Dr. Sai San Tun. Sai San Tun, who heads parent company Lwe Hein told Mizzima that the company expects to increase its market share, despite speculation from critics that the brand would […]