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Our Clients Talk: Agriterra

For this month’s community interview, we sat down with Bob Jan Schoot Uiterkamp, Business Advisor to Agriterra to talk the work their work in Myanmar.   Tell us about yourself. Since March 2017, I am the country representative of Agriterra in Myanmar. My personal and professional journey have been largely interwoven since I visited India […]

Community Breakfast, March 2018

MYANMAR EMPLOYMENT LAW & ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATION Hosted by Rajah and Tann NK Legal & Quantum HR. Date and Time: March 14, 8:30 am to 10:00 am Venue: Hintha@Sule Square Cost: Free entry. Limited seats. One (1) representative from each company only.   Speakers Details: • Lester Chua (Associate Director, Rajah and Tann NK Legal Myanmar Company […]

Implementing HR Development in Your Company

  Speaker: U Win Thu Organiser: HR Professional Network (HRPN) Date: 22nd February 2018 (Thursday) Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm Venue: Hintha@Sule Square Language: Myanmar Registration required. Reserved number of seats for Hintha Clients. Free entry. Submit your interest at our Reception desk or email us frontdesk-sule@hinthabusinesscentres.com. Does your company staff lack relevant skills to execute […]

Our Clients Talk: YangonBakehouse

For this month’s community interview, we sat down with YangonBakehouse Managing Director and Co-founder Kelly MacDonald to talk about one of the first and more established social enterprises in Yangon.   Tell us about yourself.  I’m one of the founders of YangonBakehouse (YBH) with a professional career in public health and women’s health and rights, as well as a […]

Yangon Christmas Market 2017

  On December 15-16 2017, Hintha Business Centres hosted its first Yangon Christmas Market at Hintha@Merchant Street in support of local Myanmar business & entrepreneurs. The community-led event invited families and young people to celebrate the festive season together. Over 15 local retailers exhibited at Hintha@Merchant Street, which also saw a number of activities, such as […]

Our Clients Talk: Opportunities NOW

This month Hintha Business Centres was the venue of a few events happening as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an international initiative that introduces entrepreneurship to young people in six continents. Opportunities NOW (ONOW) hosted the workshop entitled “Kill the Lecture” at Hintha@Merchant Street. We sat down with Director of Relationships and Marketing Johnny […]

Our Clients Talk: Turquoise Mountain

For this month’s community interview, we sat down with Turquoise Mountain Myanmar Director Harry Wardill to talk about the Foundation and its work in Myanmar and the rest of the world.   Tell us about yourself. I am the Director for Turquoise Mountain Myanmar, and came here to set Turquoise Mountain up at the end […]

Go Green Initiative: Creating a More Sustainable Workspace

Hintha Business Centres got greener! This month we have started collecting office waste items and implementing sustainable practices in our everyday operations.   Hintha@Merchant Street now has three medium-sized rubbish bins just outside of our exit door where we separate a) paper & cardboard, b) plastic & metal, and c) glass & wire.   We […]

Community Breakfast, November 2017

2017 Tax Update, Bridging the Gap – Law vs Practice Hosted by The American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar   Date and Time: November 29, 8:30 am to 10:00 am Venue: Hintha@Sule Square Cost: Free to attend for AmCham & Hintha Business Centres’ members; USD 15 (22,000 Kyats) for non-members.   Find out how the recent […]

The Nudge Theory: A Lesson for Business in Myanmar

“The goal is not to change people, it’s to make things easy.”   This week Professor Richard Thaler has been awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He is best known as the architect of the “Nudge Theory” which means “encouraging people to do the right thing, and discouraging people to do the wrong […]

Our Clients Talk: Doh Eain

Doh Eain (“Our Home”) is a social enterprise working in heritage conservation and urban renewal. In April 2017, Hintha Business Centres donated US$ 5,000 in support of Doh Eain’s Alley Garden project, which seeks to turn Yangon’s dirty back alleys into alley gardens, enjoyed by the community as a whole. We have recently sat down […]

Coworking in Yangon: You’re in Good Company!

“Coworking” as a word has yet to catch up in Yangon. But you will certainly have heard about Instagram or Uber, won’t you? Here’s the three most famous companies that started out in coworking spaces.   But first, what does “coworking” mean? Coworking means working in a shared professional environment. Imagine a place between a […]

Our Clients Talk: Myanmar Design Initiative

As part of our series “Experience Hintha: Our Clients Talk,” we sat down with Singaporean Designer Richie Chan to talk about Myanmar Design Initiative (MDI) , a platform he set up in 2017 to foster the local creative scene.   Tell us more about MDI. Myanmar Design Initiative (MDI) was set up as a creative […]

Virtual Offices Explained

A virtual office allows business owners and employees to work from different locations using technology. Employees working for the same company do not need to come to a physical office but choose the location most convenient for them to work. In the words of Gini Dietrich, CEO of Arment Dietrich, Inc. “virtual offices create an […]

Discover Why a Serviced Office Helps Your Company Grow

The rapid growth of Yangon’s serviced office scene is far from surprising. Yangon plays a pivotal role in Myanmar’s economic activity, and has been at the forefront of the country’s growth in the telecommunications, creative industry and financial sector. If you are a start-up or an international company setting up a local branch in Yangon, […]

Restaurants to entertain clients around Sule Square

When cultivating working relationships, a delicious meal goes a long way, but style and quality are key elements to making the right impression. The area around Yangon’s impressive Sule Pagoda has a plethora of cafés and restaurants, and the Hintha Business Centre teams have scouted, eaten and drunk our way through them all to bring […]

8 Benefits of a Virtual Address over a P.O. Box

Yangon is fast becoming a magnet for new businesses, startups, and major corporations, all looking to become a pioneering player in a rapidly developing economy. Until a few years ago, commercial offices didn’t exist and apartments were transformed into office environments. Today the world is watching Myanmar, office blocks have been built and are open […]

4 Must-Have Requirements of Flexible Work Spaces

Flexibility, mobility, connectivity and collaboration. When it comes to flexible workspaces one size doesn’t fit all and not all alternative office solutions are created equally. Yangon’s prolific rise in coffee shops is fueled to a large degree by the city’s visiting freelancer and consultant need for a strong internet signal, and somewhere to work from […]

Location, Location, Business

Yangon is a city developing fast, rising out of five decades of stagnation. With that excitement comes a number of challenges, and when figuring out where to open the doors of your business in Myanmar, there are plenty of things to consider. Location is a key factor in growing your company and reaching for success. […]

Our Clients Talk : Amara Global Trade

The first in our series of blogs called “Experience Hintha: Our Clients Talk” will give you the opportunity to see Hintha Business Centres through the eyes of our resident clients. Amara Global Trade is an import-export company operating in Myanmar. The company is currently planning on working with businesses from ASEAN countries for the trading […]

The rise of co-working spaces in the Yangon serviced office market

Co-working spaces in Yangon are expanding rapidly to meet the growing demand for serviced office and hot desks in the city. In Myanmar’s unpredictable market, these services give ‘freelancers, solopreneurs, start-ups and mini-companies’ (CBRE) access to premium locations with short lease terms and low deposits. This flexibility is appealing, especially when considered against the rigid […]

Hintha Business Centres celebrates its 2nd Anniversary

Myanmar has changed a lot in the two years since we opened our flagship Hintha Business Centres in downtown Yangon. To reflect the changing market and the changing needs of our clients, we are celebrating our second anniversary with a refreshed brand that expresses our focus on customer service. Our logo remains two Hintha (or […]

Caffeine & Productivity

For all the focus that MBA programmes give to productivity, you would think businesspersons would do a better job seeking out productivity-enhancing environments. Or, at the least, that they would avoid trying to get work done in places which are inevitably distracting. Fear not, for the hotel bar and the coffee shop with painfully slow […]

Irrawaddy Literature Festival

We’ve just returned from a weekend steeped in culture at the Irrawaddy Literature Festival.  Hintha was proud to be a joint sponsor alongside our parent company, Anthem Asia. We had the privilege to attend talks from such luminaries as Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (patron of the Festival) & Dame Joan Bakewell,  and to meet […]

Reserve Your Hintha Hot Desk Online

Good afternoon! We don’t blog too often, but when we do it’s because we want to share exciting news. Our hot desks are now available for online booking! We love this because it helps us keep things organized, but we’re also doing it because we want to be able to offer attractive rates during our […]