New textile industry zone planned for central Myanmar?

A textile and garment industry park is being mulled for Myanmar’s Mandalay region as part of a joint project with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). According to local press, the announcement was made by U Zaw Myint Maung, the chief minister of the Mandalay region, on the sidelines of an EU-sponsored forum on the […]

Over 5000 workers earn skills certificates in 2017

The Myanmar National Skills Standards Authority (NSSA) has issued more than 5000 certificates recognising workers’ skills during the 2017-2018 fiscal year, said Minister of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, and Population U Thein Swe. A total of 5855 workers who applied to the NSSA took the examinations and 5164 workers were issued a certificate confirming […]