|Workers process fish at Chaicharoen Marine factory producing seafood in Pattani province, Thailand, August 17, 2006. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA|
A labour dispute involving the dismissal of 100 Myanmar migrant workers from a Thai seafood company has been resolved after they won almost 1 million baht [K31.2 million] for unlawful dismissal on February 10.
Myanmar workers operating on a Thai PTT Exploration and Production oil and gas drilling platform off the coast of Myanmar have so far failed to come to an agreement with the company over a dispute over wages and conditions, according to a spokesman for the workers.
|US fast-food giant Yum Brands has reported a swing into a fourth-quarter loss, saying its recovery in China from a tainted meat scandal was taking longer than it expected. The parent of the soon to arrive in Myanmar; KFC, as well as Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurant chains said it had a net loss of US$36 million in the October-December quarter compared with a net income of $321 million a year ago. A KFC restaurant sign in Beijing, China February 3, 2013. Photo: Adian Bradshaw/EPA|
NEW YORK (AFP) - US fast-food giant Yum Brands reported February 4 a swing into a fourth-quarter loss, saying its recovery in China from a tainted meat scandal was taking longer than it expected.
|The Central Bank of Myanmar, located in Yankin Township, Yangon. Photo: Mizzima|
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar's Central Bank on February 5 defended its first sale of government debt under the reformist regime as "successful", despite selling less than half of the US$50 million offering, as it looks to finance rising state spending.
|Garment factory workers in Pathein, Ayeyarwady region,Myanmar. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima|
The Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association has published the country’s first ever Code of Conduct, in a move that aims to set out responsible and ethical business practices for its growing apparel industry, reports Just Style magazine on February 2.
|President U Thein Sein meets with Singapore Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong in Nay Pyi Taw on February 3, 2015. Photo: President's Office|
A two-day Singapore government visit to Myanmar has resulted in a drive to increase economic ties and cooperate in the field of banking and finance, according to a report by Channel News Asia on February 3.