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  • Labor and employment regulatory framework in Myanmar

    An analysis by William D. Greenlee, Jr. on labor and employment regulatory framework in Myanmar. Published in Yangon, Myanmar, by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, 2...

  • Phnong Ethnicity Documentation of Customary Rules

    Pu-Trou village is an old indigenous Phnong village located in O’Rang district in the Mondulkiri basal highland. It is home to 320 villagers, including 120 women, and comprises ...

  • The Role of Social Safeguards in Addressing Forest Governance in FLEGT and REDD+

    This presentation seeks to demonstrate how social safeguards can provide opportunities to address the forest governance challenges faced by FLEGT and REDD+. It discusses the imp...

  • 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report: Thailand

    Thailand (Tier 3*) is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Victims from neighboring countries, ...

  • Making Forestry Fairer: A Practical Guide for Civil Society Organisations Tak...

    This guide is designed to help civil society organisations (CSOs) understand the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) negotiation process, explore ways to make the most of th...

  • Tobacco giant Philip Morris faces S$3.15 billion fine in Thailand for tax eva...

    Article about tobacco giant Philip Morris’ operations and allegations over tax disputes in the Kingdom of Thailand.

  • Illegal Logging and Related Trade – Indicators of the Assessment Findings: Th...

    This summarizes Thailand 2013 Assessment Findings. More than half of Thailand’s wood demand is met by imports, and of these 20% is estimated to have been illegally sourced. Howe...

  • Good Day for Rosewoods as Species Get More Protection

    September 29 has proved to be a major day for forests as 183 countries at the CITES 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) agreed to boost protection for dalbergia rosewoods. Th...

  • Red Alert: How Fraudulent Siamese Rosewood Exports from Laos and Cambodia are...

    The 2013 listing of Siamese rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis spp) on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has failed to protect ...

  • Changes of Tax Laws to Reduce Tax Evasion and Illegal Trade in Myanmar

    On 11 March 2014, the Myanmar Parliament approved the following changes of tax law in order to boost Myanmar economy and to encourage taxpayers to comply with the tax laws. The ...

  • Burma and Transnational Crime

    Report by the Congressional Research Service on transnational organized crime in Burma (Myanmar). Transnational crime in Burma bears upon U.S. interests as it threatens regional...

  • Myanmar to Draft First Labour Safety Law

    An article published in the English language weekly Myanmar Times on the first law on safety and health in workplaces being drafted by the Ministry of Labour of Myanmar in 2013.

  • ILO Lifts All Restrictions on Burma

    An article in The Irrawaddy on the announcement by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to lift restrictions on Myanmar. The restrictions, which were imposed by the UN ag...

  • Burma’s New Labor Law: Built to Fail or Shifting Toward Democracy?

    Burma has long been known as a black hole for human rights. But the new leadership of the military junta hopes to shed its pariah image by loosening its oppressive policies. And...

  • Traditional Customary Laws and Indigenous Peoples in Asia

    For years, traditional laws – or customary laws – in Asia have been eroded. This report argues that remaining customary laws should be retained and discusses the extent to which...

  • The Lao PDR - United Nations Partnership Framework (2017-2021)

    The Lao PDR – UN Partnership Framework (UNPF) is an articulation of the shared commitment of UN Country Team to work together as one, to maximize its resources and contributions...

  • Investment Promotion Act and BOI Announcements

    This web page comprises the Investment Promotion Act and BOI Announcements.

  • Briefing paper: Cambodia's Draft Law on the Management and Use of Agricultura...

    In late 2011, the Cambodian government quietly released a draft Law on the Management and Use of Agricultural Land that would have serious implications for private landholders. ...

  • Guidelines for the establishment of participatory water management regulations

    Guidelines for the establishment of participatory water management regulations is the important step for establish of strong , prevent and protect another water resources

  • The President's Decree on Land Taxes

    This Decree defines the land tax to be uniformly administered across the country, ensuring that regular income from land taxes has been allocated at the same time as the center,...

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