The Myanmar Times
Friday, 01 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Firm pledges to create 5,000 jobs

FPT Corporation, one of Vietnam’s largest ICT firms, is promising to create 5000 jobs within five years in Myanmar.

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Poultry price rise

Wholesalers are scratching their heads over surging prices for chickens and eggs, which have hit a two-year high during a season when they usually fall.

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Responsible and inclusive business: Myanmnar CSR

In the last part of his series on corporate social responsibility in Myanmar, Richard Welford discusses how businesses can roll out a comprehensive CSR strategy.

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Backlash growing over ‘crony’ election

The protest against the first democratic election at the UMFCCI is expanding into calls for greater transparency at the country’s largest business association.

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New banking taskforce set up

Myanmar and the UK have created a taskforce to support the development of Myanmar’s financial services sector.

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Petrol pause not likely to boost price

The government will halt domestic petrol production and distribution when its Thanlyin refinery in Yangon Region undergoes renovation.

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Calls for transparency

Calls abound for the Myanmar government to show it is serious about improving governance by speeding up its efforts to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

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Central Bank Law aims for independence

Sebastian Pawlita and Kyaw Zai Ya of Polastri Wint & Partners Legal & Tax Advisors in Yangon on the  long-awaited new Central Bank Law.

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Foreign banks get gradual access to market

More regulation and infrastructure – and a number of intermediary arrangements – are needed before foreign banks can enter the Myanmar market.

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Sweet deal

Myanmar Sugar Development is now selling shares to the public at K10,000 apiece, its firm’s managing director said.

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