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Myanmar to build SEZ connecting Greater Mekong Sub-Region East-West Economic Corridor, West Yangon Industrial Park

Myanmar will implement a Special Economic Zone project in Mon State and West Yangon Industrial Park project, said Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Thaung Tun during a Myanmar-Japan Investment Dialogue held via video conference on July 29. The special economic zone in Mon ...

Transport hardware upgrade needed for modern warehouses

The arrival of bonded warehouses and modern technologies are good news. But the logistics industry can only start competing with nearby regions if the country’s roads, bridges and highways receive a massive upgrade. In 2014, the Economist boldly claims that if Buddhist monks represent Myanmar’s past, ...

‘Success story’ Thilawa SEZ set to launch its second phase

More than three years after the start of the Japan-backed Thilawa special economic zone, Myanmar launched the development of its second zone in the presence of dignitaries from both nations including Vice President Henry Van Thio. Set Aung, deputy governor of the Central Bank and ...

Somkid promises responsible Thai investments in Myanmar

The business communities of Myanmar and Thailand have been encouraged to foster economic cooperation by Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak’s high-level business delegation. last Friday delivered a speech at the Thai-Myanmar Business Cooperation Forum, which gathered hundreds of business people from both countries. There, he assured ...

Myanmar garment workers’ rights abuse critical, says report

Myanmar garment workers’ rights have now reached critical levels under criteria set by international labour laws, a director of the Labour Rights Defenders and Promoters Daw Ei Shwe Zin Nyunt said on February 7. Her comments came as ‘The Myanmar Dilemma Report” on the condition ...

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