How to be a good expat in Myanmar

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a country that has only recently started opening up to the world outside its own borders? ScandAsia has talked to four people living in Myanmar about the life in the mysterious country. Norwegian Astri Hole Fredriksen has her own travel agency in partnership […]

Myanmar Teachers and Administrators Complete Educational Leadership Training at WIU; Second Myanmar Group at Western Since 2014 MOU Agreement Established

MACOMB, IL — Last Monday, 30 teachers and administrators from across Myanmar completed leadership training at Western Illinois University. As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at expanding educational opportunities between Western and the International Language & Business Center (ILBC) of Yangon (Myanmar), the teachers took part in the “Educational Leadership Institute.” The […]

Yangon Software Programmer Developer Group hosts intro to new language

Yangon’s Google Developer Group (GDG) and the Myanmar Computer Federation hosted a half-day event December 20th that introduced techies to a new way of programming – one that should help them clean up their code. The Lambda Talks “Seminar on Functional Programming” educated attendants in Myanmar’s most populous city on the fresh tech tack. GDG […]

Thai companies urged to invest in Myanmar ‘or miss out’

THAI enterprises should not delay when considering business and trade opportunities with Myanmar, otherwise they may lose out to other foreign investors, said Aung Than, vice chairman to the Mandalay Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar. With the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) scheduled to commence in 2015, Aung Than said many foreign investors, particularly those from […]