Singapore to help set up vocational training schools in Yangon to help Myanmar build skilled workforce: Goh Chok Tong

WSJ Blog, 7 Jun 2013
Singapore’s government is setting up a vocational training institute in Myanmar in an effort to prepare that country’s workforce for an expected surge in demand for local talent.
Goh Chok Tong, Singapore’s second prime minister from 1990 to 2004 and now a senior adviser to the city state’s central bank, said the government has found a location in Yangon, the country’s largest city, and will be training instructors in Singapore while the building is renovated.
Subjects on the menu will begin with hospitality, and then progress to areas like mechanical and electrical skills, and later more specialist subjects, such precision engineering. Full story

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