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 […]

Myanmar KFC fans wait hours for 1st taste of US fast food

YANGON – Fried chicken aficionados queued for hours at Myanmar’s first KFC restaurant Tuesday, as the US restaurant chain became the latest big foreign brand to open an outlet in the long-cloistered nation. KFC is the first major US fast food chain to open in the country as reforms and the removal of most sanctions […]