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March 20, 2017 • Author: Democratic Voices of Burma

In Burma, garment industry booms – and labour unions pay the price

Discrimination against workers standing up for their rights in Burma’s garment industry was highlighted this month after a union leader was fired and employees’ overtime pay went neglected for more than a year at a factory supplying global fashion brand H&M. At Hangz... Read more ►

March 11, 2017 • Author: Rabble Media

Workers Organizing in Myanmar

Labour updates of workers struggles in the Asia Pacific region with specific reference to the court decisions on Park Geun-hye’s impeachment in South Korea and the 117 Maruti Suzuki workers in northern India. Interview with Alex Moodie, Research Officer with the Myanma... Read more ►

January 31, 2017 • Author: Kyaw Kha/ The Irrawaddy

ဦးကိုနီလုပ္ႀကံခံရမႈအေပၚတိုင္းရင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္ တခ်ိဳ႕ရဲ႕အျမင္မ်ား

က်မတို႔နိုင္ငံရဲ႕ နိုင္ငံေရးအေျခအေနက စနစ္ေဟာင္းကိုဆက္ဆုပ္ကိုင္ၿပီး ဒီစံနစ္ေဟာင္းေပၚကေန ဆက္ၿပီး... Read more ►

December 27, 2016 • Author: Nyein Nyein/ The Irrawaddy

UNFC Hosts Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss Peace Process

CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The ethnic armed group alliance the United Nationalities Federal Council hosts a three-day stakeholder consultation meeting from Dec. 27-29 in Chiang Mai, Thailand to discuss further approaches to the current peace process. Attended by more than 60... Read more ►

December 23, 2016 • Author: Saw Yan Naing/The Irrawaddy

Activists Decry Lack of Peace Progress Under NLD Govt

Some of Burma’s longtimepoliticalactivistsadmitted in a conference on Thursday in Thailand that progress in the country’s peace process has been more challenging under the current National League for Democracy (NLD) government than they had anticipated. At a panel discus... Read more ►

December 5, 2016 • Author: Michelle Russell/ just-style

Myanmar garment industry “still lacking labour rights”

Myanmar’s garment industry has a long way to go before it is sustainable, a new report has found, with workers still deprived of internationally recognized human and labour rights. While still small compared to its larger rivals China and Banglasesh, Myanmar’s garment in... Read more ►

December 3, 2016 • Author: Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar garment workers still far from labour rights, report says

DESPITE bright potential for Myanmar’s garment industry thanks to the US sanctions removal, many workers are still deprived of labour rights, according to a report entitled “Raising the bottom: a report on the garment industry in Myanmar”, which was launched on Thursda... Read more ►

December 2, 2016 • Author: The Myanmar Reviews Journal

အထည္ခ်ဳပ္အလုပ္သမားမ်ား အလုပ္ခ်ိန္အတြင္း လုပ္အားအျမတ္ထုတ္ျခင္း ခံေနရဟုဆို

အထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားရွင္မ်ားက အထည္ခ်ဳပ္အလုပ္သမားမ်ား၏ လုပ္အားမ်ားကို အျမတ္ထုတ္ယူေနေၾကာင္း အလု... Read more ►

December 2, 2016 • Author: teleSUR

Myanmar Factory Workers Subjected to Terrible Conditions

Even with a minimum wage, factory workers were subjected to long and strenuous hours of labor.  Garment factory workers in Myanmar are subject to harsh working conditions, long hours and face workplace intimidation, all for a small minimum wage, according to an investigati... Read more ►

December 2, 2016 • Author: Su Phyo Win/ The Myanmar Times

Minimum wage law still not cutting it for garment workers: report

A new report on the state of the garment industry from Progressive Voice found that last year’s minimum wage law is causing negative workplace impacts for a majority of labourers and, for many, is still not resulting in a living wage. The report, released yesterday by the... Read more ►

December 1, 2016 • Author: စိုင္းဟန္ /The Ladies News

အစိုးရအေနျဖင့္ အလုပ္သမားအခြင့္အေရး ကာကြယ္ရန္ အလုပ္သမားဥပေဒႏွင့္ မူ၀ါဒျပင္ဆင္ေရးဆြဲရန္ လိုအပ္ဟုဆို

NLD ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ အစိုးရသည့္အေနျဖင့္ အလုပ္သမား အခြင့္အေရးမ်ားကို ကာကြယ္ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ႏိုင္ရန္ အလုပ္သ... Read more ►

November 24, 2016 • Author: Progressive Voice

မီဒီယာဖိတ္ၾကားလႊာ – ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္ငန္းအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာ မိတ္ဆက္ပြဲ

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ ၁ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ “အနိမ့္ဆံုးကို ျမွင့္တင္ေပးျခင္း – ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္... Read more ►

November 18, 2016 • Author:

Launch of a report on Myanmar’s garment industry, ‘Raising the Bottom’

ဖိတ္ၾကားလႊာ ‘အနိမ့္ဆံုးကုိျမႇင့္တင္ေပးျခင္း’ အမည္ရျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္ငန္းအေျခအေနအစီရင္... Read more ►

November 16, 2016 • Author: 209 Myanmar, European and other Civil Society Organizations

Suspend negotiations for an investment protection agreement between the EU and Myanmar

Civil society from Myanmar and the European Union are calling for the suspension of negotiations for an investment protection agreement between the EU and Myanmar until the European Court of Justice has ruled on the compatibility of the controversial Investment Court System... Read more ►

October 11, 2016 • Author: Central News Bureau


အေျခခံျပည္သူလူထုရဲ႕အသံေတြကိုအေျခခံကာသုေတသနျပဳျပီးျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရဲ႕မူဝါဒေရးရာလိုအပ္ခ်က္ ေတြကို... Read more ►