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The Clean Clothes Campaign claims that Myanmar workers in Thai garment factories are poorly treated in terms of salaries and working ours. Photo: Clean Clothes Campaign
The Clean Clothes Campaign claims that Myanmar workers in Thai garment factories are poorly treated in terms of salaries and working ours. Photo: Clean Clothes Campaign

Myanmar migrants working in the Thai clothing industry suffer from “wage theft” and gross labour rights abuse, according to a report just released by the Clean Clothes Campaign in conjunction with the MAP Foundation.

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Myanmar is one of several frontier markets that have the potential to deliver a relatively better performance for investors than emerging markets, according to a new Deutsche Bank report.

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Myanmar’s economic reform process has not yet reached its goal, Parliamentary Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann told business people and media at a meeting at the office of the Hlinethaya Industrial Zone on December 13.

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Engaging the public in the budget debate

dState and regional MPs will early next year begin scrutinising and finalising the budgets to be integrated into the Union budget and approved by the Union parliament on April 1.

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Foreign direct investment in Myanmar stands at US$3.8 billion [K3,800 billion] for the first eight months of the 2014-15 fiscal year provided by 108 companies from 19 countries, according to the Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration.