Giving Myanmar Students a World-Class Education

Six years ago, when private schools were first allowed in Myanmar, Daw Khin Hnin Soe, co-founder of the Myanmar Metropolitan College (MMC), got the idea to bring international higher education to the country. “The countries that are now ahead of Myanmar in education once used the international system,” she said. Today, only private schools in […]

Myanmar permits full foreign capital investments in education sector

The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has permitted foreigners to make full capital investments in private schools in Myanmar, according to Notification 7/2018 issued by the MIC on April 20. This means foreigners will now be able to fully own and operate private schools teaching a curriculum prescribed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) or an […]

Entrepreneur taps into the travel market

Ko Mo Lwin, 26, is managing director of Peak Point Travel and Tour Company and Peak Point Business and Website Solution. “After I got my master’s degree from Australia, I couldn’t find a travel company to suit me. So I started my own, with my own structure and plan. “Now that tourism is developing in […]

US-accredited MBA program launches

Myanmar Metropolitan College in Yangon’s Lanmadaw township has launched the country’s first US-accredited Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program, the school announced. The MBA program draws materials from the University of the Potomac in Washington DC in the United States, as well as Switzerland’s University of Business and International Studies (UBIS), according to Daw Myin […]