Tag: Myanmar

Myanmar garments factories closed down after major orders from EU market canceled

More garment factories in Myanmar stopped operations as European Union countries, a major export market, cancelled orders last week amid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EU market accounts for 70 percent of the country’s garment export.The bad news of cancellations came shortly after the supply of raw materials from China started to flow…

Finnish influencers in Myanmar fashion industry on a new TV series

Four Finnish influencers are being taken to work at the lowest level of the clothing industry in Myanmar in a new TV series. According to the embassy of Finland in Yangon, the reality documentary series is now available on Yle Areena and Yle TV. https://areena.yle.fi/1-50465642…… https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2020/02/03/verta-hikea-ja-t-paitoja-nayttaa-mita-paljastuu-halvan-vaatteen-nurjalta

Myanmar waste management start up brings positive change

RecyGlo, a waste-management and data analytics startup based in Yangon, Myanmar is planing to expands further into other ASIAN countries. RecyGlo has been part of several accelerator programmes, such as Accelerating Asia in Singapore and Katapult Ocean Accelerator Program in Norway. In February 2019. The startup is currently raising a US$350,000 bridge funding and expects…

Denmark paid for new education sector app in Myanmar

Denmark’s capacity fund together with the Myanmar ministry of education developed and launched an app for education management to keep eduction officers connected and reduce use of papers on 12th December 2019. The Ministry of Education of Myanmar recognised importance of innovation and technology being essential to enhance organisational performance. They announced their success in…

Danish, Norwegian Myanmar embassies to grant Rakhine state scholarships

The Embassies of Norway and Denmark together with Centre for Diversity and National Harmony (CDNH) will launch a scholarship programme for disadvantaged students from all communities in Rakhine State. Rakhine State continues to face significant development challenges. Ensuring access to quality education is one of the key recommendations of the Rakhine Advisory Commission, and international…

Swedish screen writer participated at Memory! 7th edition Film Festival in Myanmar

Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten, a Swedish screenwriter from the Torino Film Lab was one of the international jury for The 4th film script competition at the seventh memory film festival (MSF), Myanmar. The competition aimed to encourage Myanmar’s filmmakers. Six finalists were selected for a week-long education and competition session in Yangon, including directors,…