Myanmar Articles & Analysis

Displaying 25 - 30 of 709

 

Since Myanmar’s democratic transition began in 2011, the education sector has undergone a significant transformation under successive administrations. Higher government spending and the easing of restrictions on foreign investment in private schools have paved the way for increased enrolment rates and improvements in education infrastructure....

 

After having completed the first phase (2011/12 to 2016/17) of Reform Action Plan 2012, the Myanmar tax authorities recently embarked on the second phase (2017/18 to 2021/22). This is set to push forward its reform process, aimed at establishing an effective and fair tax system in order to increase the country’s tax income by enacting new tax...

 

Rising health care costs, ageing populations and changing lifestyles in emerging economies are stoking demand for medical technology (medtech) solutions. These entail not just smart devices that remotely monitor and transmit biometric data, but any instance of technology that helps to deliver health services. These initiatives are happening...

 

As part of an effort to meet changing labour market requirements brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Myanmar is harnessing private sector investment to develop its vocational and technical education system. Speaking at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 summit in September 2018 in Hanoi, State Counsellor Daw Aung San...

 

Myanmar’s health care sector has grown considerably in recent years as a result of higher public expenditure and increasing foreign direct investment (FDI). Aside from implementing a range of reforms, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has been proactive in delivering programmes aimed at fighting both communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs...

 

In an era marked by profound technological disruption and intense global competition in new frontier industries, emerging markets are striving to improve and adapt their education systems to meet the demands of the modern economy and the needs of their citizens. As such, innovative solutions are being developed to address barriers within...