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Myanmar’s Internal Revenue Department (IRD) has begun the journey towards a self-assessment tax system. First opened was a Large Taxpayers’ Office and later, to accommodate smaller taxpayers, Medium Taxpayers’ Offices (MTOs) 1, 2 and 3, and a Small Taxpayers’ Office were also opened to cope with the growing need of this group.

 

While tourism has been identified as a crucial component of Myanmar’s future economic development, the government faces an enormous challenge in realising its ambitions. Not only must it modernise its creaky infrastructure and develop tourism products to attract and encourage travellers to return, it must also address a talent shortage that...

 

The slogan of the National League for Democracy is “Time for Change”. This is the current theme of the country from several perspectives, and health is no exception. As per this slogan, we should not be afraid of changing things at any level, whether it be technical, administrative, managerial or logistical, because such changes will enable us...

 

While at an early stage, development of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is a key part of Myanmar’s education reforms. In a country where 59% of 25-year-olds have not completed middle school, the TVET segment is crucial in ensuring more citizens have the skills and competencies needed to work in the rapidly changing...

 

What policies or measures can be adopted to foster development within the tourism sector?

 

When Myanmar recently began opening its doors to the outside world, tourists rushed at the chance to see a country that had not only been closed to them for decades, but that also boasted a rich culture and heritage. The country continues to attract a steady stream of overseas visitors to established sites from Yangon to Bagan and Inle Lake,...