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Friday April 29th 2016

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Myanmar – Google News

Google News

Poland and Myanmar sign Memorandum of Understanding – Mizzima News


Mizzima News

Poland and Myanmar sign Memorandum of Understanding
Mizzima News
“You have come a long way”, U Zaw Min Win, Vice President of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce (UMFCCI), pointed out at his welcome speech for polish business leaders in an office tower in Yangon yesterday. It is not quite sure if …
FMI increases capital to Yoma BankMyanmar Times

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 7:54 am

Myanmar hits the sweet spot – Myanmar Times


Myanmar hits the sweet spot
Myanmar Times
Sugar traders continue to benefit from Myanmar's strategic location as an Asian crossroads, with surplus Indian production feeding demand in China, though currency volatility is starting to cause some headaches. In late 2015 prices in China, the world

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 2:36 am

Myanmar Launches First Report on Extractive Industries Revenue – World Bank Group


World Bank Group

Myanmar Launches First Report on Extractive Industries Revenue
World Bank Group
On Friday, March 18 several hundred people gathered in Yangon, Myanmar for the launch of the country's first EITI report, which provides the most comprehensive data to date on Myanmar's revenues from extractives; traditionally opaque sectors in the …

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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 7:32 pm

Confiscated Land Claim – Villagers Want Max Myanmar Company to Pay Full Compensation – Karen News


Karen News

Confiscated Land Claim – Villagers Want Max Myanmar Company to Pay Full Compensation
Karen News
Local sources in the area alleged that under the former military government, the Max Myanmar Company, owned by U Zaw Zaw confiscated farm land owned by villagers from Shwe Yaung Pya, La Oh Kae (Wingyi), Kya Ta Raw (Zeewon) and Klaw Keh (K'lout …

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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 7:29 pm

*Landmines: Myanmar’s hidden menace – Karen News


Karen News

*Landmines: Myanmar's hidden menace
Karen News
Across Myanmar landmines pose a daily threat of death and disability, but five years after the transition to democracy began, an official clearance programme has yet to get underway. KYAUKKYI, Myanmar (Myanmar Now) – Two years ago, Kyar Yin was in …

Posted on 28 April 2016 | 6:18 pm

Myanmar Monks, Protesters Denounce ‘Rohingya’ Outside US Embassy – Voice of America


Voice of America

Myanmar Monks, Protesters Denounce 'Rohingya' Outside US Embassy
Voice of America
Hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside of the U.S. embassy in Myanmar Thursday over its use of the term Rohingya to describe the country's ethnic Muslim minority group. The protesters, joined by some Buddhist monks, are calling on the group be …
Protest in Myanmar targets US Embassy use of term 'Rohingya'Daily Mail
In Myanmar, a Protest Against US Use of 'Rohingya'Wall Street Journal
Myanmar Nationalists Protest U.S. Embassy's Use of 'Rohingya'Radio Free Asia
Anadolu Agency
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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 3:57 pm

Myanmar Bans Lucrative Logging In Bid To Preserve Forests – NDTV


NDTV

Myanmar Bans Lucrative Logging In Bid To Preserve Forests
NDTV
Myanmar's rich forests are among its most valuable natural resources, but they have been plundered by logging that helped fund the former military regime. (Reuters file photo). Yangon: Myanmar has banned lucrative logging operations as the newly
Overcoming Myanmar's Myitsone Dam conundrumChina.org.cn
Aung San Suu Kyi Tells Myanmar's Peace Stakeholders to Prepare For ConferenceRadio Free Asia
Major Win for Trees! Myanmar Bans Logging – U.S., It's Your Move!One Green Planet
Business Insider –Nikkei Asian Review –Myanmar Times
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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 12:52 pm

Myanmar’s Mr Clean says he takes ‘red tape road’ to profit – Reuters


Reuters

Myanmar's Mr Clean says he takes 'red tape road' to profit
Reuters
Serge Pun, the 63-year-old project developer and one of Myanmar's richest men, says his Landmark development – which includes office, residential and hotel space – has been strangled by red tape and costly delays all because of his adherence to clean …

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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 2:37 am

Concern as Myanmar Buddhist Monk Builds Stupas at Christian, Muslim Sites – Radio Free Asia


Concern as Myanmar Buddhist Monk Builds Stupas at Christian, Muslim Sites
Radio Free Asia
Karen State Chief Minister Nan Khin Htwe Myint told RFA's Myanmar Service she is “very concerned about the situation” and would work to stop what one local newspaper called a “stupa-building spree” by zealous Buddhists. “The pagodas should be built at …

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Posted on 27 April 2016 | 9:30 pm

Myanmar landmine blast wounds German tourists, guide – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Myanmar landmine blast wounds German tourists, guide
Yahoo News
Yangon (AFP) – Two German travellers and their local guide were wounded by shrapnel from a landmine in north Myanmar, close to an area of recent heavy fighting between ethnic minority rebel groups, officials said on Wednesday. The pair, both 24, were …
German Tourists in Myanmar Recovering From Land Mine BlastABC News
Mine blast injures 2 foreign tourists, 1 interpreter in Myanmar's northern stateShanghai Daily (subscription)

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Posted on 27 April 2016 | 5:03 am