EU Myan Ku Fund pays over 45,000 Myanmarese workers

Myanmarese garment workers who have lost jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic continue receiving financial assistance through a €5 million (7.9 billion MMK) European Union (EU) emergency cash fund ‘Myan Ku’. Between May 1 and August 3, halfway through the initiative, the fund has distributed emergency cash payments worth €2.5 million to 45,061 workers. The […]

Gov’t Drafts Open Tender Bill

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the World Bank are currently working with the Myanmar government to draft the Open Tender Bill. Once passed, this bill will serve as the legal framework for inviting government procurement tenders and awarding construction contracts, according to Daw Le Le Thein, deputy union minister for the […]