Citizens and foreign residents of Burma will be able to buy health insurance as of 1 July as part of a one-year trial period. Twelve companies will sell policies starting at 50,000 kyat, with those aged six to 65 eligible for cover, according to state media. As well as being able to purchase the product …
Since political reforms and Burma’s opening to the world began in 2011, the country’s healthcare sector has seen growing investment from both the government and foreign healthcare providers.
In business this week: Central Bank moves to prevent commodity price hike; health insurance to go on sale; Burma’s AIIB coffers confirmed.
A factory boss has agreed to compensate Burmese workers at a motorcycle helmet factory in Bangkok after the migrants staged a one-day strike.
Authorities in Thailand have pledged to study how to make living quarters for foreign workers better to improve their quality of life.
Migrant workers in chicken processing plants throughout Thailand are routinely abused by their employers, according to a new report on the country’s booming poultry industry.