This is a selection of resources on working in Myanmar available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print resources
The Myanmar economy: Its past, present and prospects
This book charts the history of Myanmar’s important sectors: electricity, transport, agriculture and industrialisation. It also details Myanmar’s economic relations with China.
All rights reserved, Tokyo: Springer, 2016.
Burma/Myanmar: What everyone needs to know (2nd ed.)
Prof David Steinberg the author is an American expert and lecturer on Myanmar. His book includes useful information on Burmese history, Myanmar’s government, the politics of the country, and the economy.
All rights reserved, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Burma/Myanmar – Where now?
A compilation of articles by experts on various aspects of Myanmar culture, politics and economy. Especially useful is Part 3 on the state of the country’s economy and the challenges it is facing.
All rights reserved, Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2014.
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Myanmar: Navigating the Risks and Opportunities
This economic report on Myanmar by IE Singapore gives an update on the major investments and Singaporean ventures in Myanmar.
KnowIt- Survival guide- 4th edition
This guide by expatriate magazine Myanmore has useful practical information on various topics, including how to find work in Myanmar (see page 199, “Work and Reside Legally”). Available on Issuu, a content distribution site.
Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
The Embassy website should be an essential stop for those planning on working in Myanmar. It provides detailed guidelines – in English and Burmese – on visa applications and permanent residency, as well as the accompanying forms and sample letters required for the visa application.