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MYANMAR GARMENTS SECTOR GROWTH IS UNEVEN AMIDST POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY

THE GARMENTS sector is a jewel in newly democratic Myanmar’s export crown, now the second largest revenue earner after natural gas. Yet all too often the headlines about the industry are negative. Labour disputes and poor working conditions frequently take centre stage, while rising wages and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State are the latest shadows on the horizon.…

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MYANMAR GARMENTS SECTOR GROWTH IS UNEVEN AMIDST POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY

THE GARMENTS sector is a jewel in newly democratic Myanmar’s export crown, now the second largest revenue earner after natural gas. Yet all too often the headlines about the industry are negative. Labour disputes and poor working conditions frequently take centre stage, while rising wages and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State are the latest shadows on the horizon.…

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CHINA TO FIX PUNCTUALITY: FLIGHT DELAYS SOAR AS SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR AIR TRAFFIC

IMPROVING China’s woeful civil aviation punctuality is clearly a priority for China’s air traffic controllers, and they are seeking new ways to improve a dismal record that has unleashed a wave of public disquiet. Speaking at his organisation’s annual traffic control management conference in Beijing this January, Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) head Feng Zhenglin promised to improve punctuality by better information sharing and efficiency at airports.…

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HK PLAN TO RECRUIT OVERSEAS WORKERS TO TACKLE AGE CRISIS DIVIDES HR COMMUNITY

LOCAL human resources experts have given a cautious welcome to a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) plan to attract more foreign labour as part of a solution to dealing with its ageing workforce, but warned further measures are needed to tackle the problem long term.…

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CHINA MOVES TO WORLD’S NUMBER POSITION IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT SALES

China will boast the world’s number one cosmetics market in 2018 according to global financial services firm Morgan Stanley: it will account for 20% of total sales, compared to 17% for the second-placed USA and 10% for third placed Japan – overtaking America for the first time, it said.…

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COLOUR COSMETICS SALES WITNESS SHARP INCREASE IN CHINA

SALES of colour cosmetics have trailed skin care purchases in China, but this may change in future, with make-up sales rising at a rapid pace in recent years.

A survey by market researchers Mintel in April this year revealed 62% of urban Chinese women claim to wear make-up every year, up significantly from the 38% of women surveyed just a year before.…

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CHINA OPENS UP FOR COACHING, BUT PRACTICE STILL LARGELY FOCUSED ON MULTINATIONALS

China may have more coaches than ever, with the majority of them serving multinationals only, the expansion of the profession is still limited, a Shanghai conference has been told.

“China’s coaching industry will only take off when local companies embrace coaching, Garry Wang, CEO of the coaching service provider MindSpan, said at a two–day leadership coaching conference entitled ‘Leading into 2020’ held in Shanghai on June 22-23.…

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CHINA’S PRESIDENT ASSERTS CIVILIAN CONTROL OF MILITARY BUT PLA RETAINS ROLE IN AIRPORTS

WHEN China’s President Xi Jinping donned a red helmet and rubber boots to walk the construction site of Beijing’s new airport on February 23 (2017), he told the assembled engineers and workers that the airport was part of China’s plan to become a “powerful civil aviation nation.”…

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RISING INCOME LEVELS AND STRONG GROOMING TRENDS DRIVE UP SOUTH AFRICAN PERFUME SALES

SOUTH African fragrance sales are growing swiftly. Research released by Euromonitor International in April 2016 entitled ‘Fragrances in South Africa’ showed a market more than doubling from South African rand ZAR5.288 billion (USD423 million) in 2010 to ZAR11.505 billion (USD923.4 million) in 2015.…

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KENYAN BATH AND SHOWER PRODUCTS MARKET DIVERSIFIES AS SALES EXPAND

The Kenya bath and shower product market is projected to grow on average by 3% year-on-year to 2020, according to UK-based market researcher Euromonitor International. In a report released this September (2016), the sector during 2015 was valued at Kenyan Shillings KES2.4…

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