Govt takes steps to protect undocumented domestic workers abroad

THE Union government will make a list of undocumented Myanmar domestic workers in foreign countries as part of its efforts to extend to those people their legal rights and protection in respective foreign countries, said Daw Khin Nwe Oo, Deputy Director-General of the Labour Department of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population. “Currently, Myanmar […]

Regional government happy to keep the bribes flowing

On December 12, Yangon Region Hluttaw representative U Thaung Kyaw submitted a proposal to “make a law and allow massage parlours in Yangon Region to operate according to a legal framework”. The proposal was defeated. But it’s worth looking more closely at the points made by U Thaung Kyaw and Daw Nyo Nyo Thin, who […]