Myanmar’ leading market research firm Myanmar Marketing Research and Development and US-based Nielsen unveiled a joint venture deal, according to BusinessWire.
MMRD is the pioneering research service provider in Myanmar with more than 20-year experience in the market.
“The joint venture entity, Nielsen MMRD, will see the two organizations combine their collective solutions to help companies which are established in Myanmar or have plans to enter the market to understand the unique market and consumer dynamics,” according to the press release.
“With a population of over 56 million and the second largest land mass in ASEAN, Myanmar represents one of the last remaining untapped frontiers for our clients,” Suresh Ramalingam, Nielsen’s Managing Director of Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar Cluster is quoted.
MMRD is established since 1992 as the first-ever market research firm in the once isolated country. It has 13 regional offices across the nation.
Tin Ko Ko and Myo Min Htet flooded the social networking sites in Myanmar as the first gay couple to hold a public wedding.
They were seen similarly dressed in Myanmar traditional costumes at the wedding ceremony in a hotel in the commercial city Yangon.
The criminal law does not allow the same-sex relationship in the conservative country, but it is not enforced strictly.
Their wedding reception was attended by about 200 guests.
“My family accepted me,” Tin Ko Ko is quoted as saying in AFP report.
Their wedding reception made headlines and cover stories of many daily newspapers in the country.
They both have worked for rights groups for many years before publicly announcing their relationship.Photo credit to The Myanmar Post
Myanmar will work together with Haifa University in Israel in recording the making of ancient bells and classification of the bells, according to Popular News Journal.
chief of archaeological department of Haifa University of Israel visited Myanmar February 6-20, says the report.
The professor met Myanmar scholars, government staff and students dealing with archaeological studies in the Southeast Asian country.
The visiting also visited pagodas in Yangon, Pyay and Mandalay for classification of the bells in the pagodas and temples.
The study of metals and other compounds in the bells would indicate the traditional bell-making techniques of that time, according to report.
The Myanmar government university will partner up with the Indian university for opening a Post Graduate Diploma Course in Software Development, according to local tech journal Internet Journal.
The course to be jointly organized by Mandalay University of Computer Studies and the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore III TB is scheduled to start on May 5.
The enrollment for nine-month course is available via the official website of the Mandalay University of Computer Studies www.ucsm.edu.mm
The first six months will be provided at the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore III TB, and the remaining three months in Mandalay.
The students who completed graduate courses in Universities of Computer Studies and Universities of Technologies are qualified for the entry to the course.
Myanmar hosted third summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation in Nay Pyi Taw on Sunday, according to Eleven Myanmar report.
The first summit of the regional bloc was hosted in Bangkok of Thailand in 2004 and the second in New Delhi in 2008. The bloc is based on the idea of forming a free trade area in the Bay of Bengal countries ahead of 2018, according to the report.
BIMSTEC is formed with Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal and is promoting multifaceted cooperation among the nations.
It was attended by leaders of member countries including Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh.
Myanmar has been the member of BIMSTEC since 1997 and has hosted a lot of ministerial meetings since 2001.
- NIELSEN AND MMRD UNVEILS JOINT VENTURE
- CHEMICAL GIANT DUPONT ENTERS MYANMAR
- MYANMAR SEES FIRST PUBLIC GAY MARRIAGE
- ISRAELI UNIVERSITY TO COOPERATE WITH MYANMAR FOR CLASSIFICATION OF BELLS
- MYANMAR , INDIAN UNIVERSITIES TO OPEN JOINT COURSE
- MYANMAR HOSTS THIRD BIMSTEC SUMMIT
- NLD TO ORGANIZE FUNDRAISING FOOTBALL MATCH IN TOUNGOO
- SWEDISH MEDIA INSTITUTE TO OPEN MYANMAR SCHOOL
- MANDALAY WUSHU CLASS ENROLLMENT OPENS
- MIC TO APPROVE ONE BEER FACTORY PROPOSAL SOON
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