People immediately respond when they are physically injured and in pain. They yell, ask for help, and seek medication. However, people have different views when it comes to mental illness, and Burmese people are not well informed about it. Today, organizations like Counselling Corner are spreading awareness and helping people with mental health issues.
Join us this Saturday to meet Myint Zaw, Managing Director of AYA Bank, together with our host Michael Waitze from asitechpodcast.com.
With COVID-19, schools across the globe had to move online and the format of the classroom changed overnight. Phil Clear, Head of Senior School at Dulwich College Yangon, shares how they did it, and the experiences from their students but also what extra it brings as they come back to the classroom and new skills have been learned.
Born in a village outside of Bagan, Chef Htun Htun tells the story of a young man who kept pushing, learning and improving himself, and after several years of experience in Dubai, returned to take a role in lifting Myanmar's chef community to new levels and sharing his passion with the Yangon dining scene.
“Designing dresses, choosing fabrics, and having them transformed into dresses has become my passion. I already have too many dresses, but I didn’t want to stop and I felt that the project could support artisans in Myanmar. And that’s the reason I decided to start Lilla.”
Taking the reins of the company at just twenty-one years of age, Daw Win Win Tint is now regarded as one of Myanmar’s foremost business figures. In 2014 she became the first Burmese woman to make Forbes’ Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen list. City Holdings now operates over 200 different retail channels across the country. MYANMORE sat down with the CEO to discuss the history of City Holdings, the group’s closely monitored reaction to the Covid-19 crisis, the value of market knowledge in an emerging economy, and doing business over twenty-five years of rapid change and growth within Myanmar.