Garment manufacturing: How to navigate Myanmar’s ethical maze

As it undergoes profound and rapid change, Myanmar is today emerging as one of Asia’s most sought-after hubs for fashion sourcing. The country’s opening-up to the global economy has come after decades of military rule, during which a long period of isolation and internal conflict was followed by an era of gradual disengagement from politics […]

Agreement reached on amendment of labour laws

Government representatives have agreed with factory owners and workers to amend labour laws and review standard terms in employment contracts, according to the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Securities, The Global New Light of Myanmar reported on 29 September. U Win Shein, the Director-General of the Factories and General Labour Law Inspection Department told […]