Elected YCDC Members Say They Have Been ‘Treated Badly’

RANGOON — Elected members of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) rejected an order from Rangoon’s mayor to alter a regulation and effectively remove them from their positions before their terms had concluded. City mayor and YCDC chairman Maung Maung Soe released an order on Monday calling on the Rangoon regional government to “replace” Article […]

More to be done to boost local financial sector

Myanmar is yet to further strengthen local financial institutions given the low number of bank accounts held by its citizens as well as limited lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), said a German expert. “Currently, Myanmar’s financial sector has too few depositors. The majority of people have no significant role in the sector. The […]

Japan firm to hold global markets seminar in Yangon

Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group is to hold a Global Finance Market and Treasury Business Seminar at the Yangon Institute of Economics on March 8 and 10, the group’s chief representative Tetsuro Nonaka has announced. “We want to share our experience. Although the global market has not yet come to Myanmar, it can develop in the […]

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 […]