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Yangon Region Government cannot accept criticism over YBS failings

Yangon Region Government Road Transport Minister Nilar Kyaw said at the Yangon Legislative Assembly fourth regular session, that the government could not accept the suggestion that ‘People were disappointed over YBS’.Keep reading  ...

Myanmar, Netherlands to cooperate in agricultural sector

Myanmar and the Netherlands will cooperate in the development of high yielding crop seeds under a program of agricultural cooperation, local media reported Thursday.Keep reading ...

Farmers charged over Letpadaung protest

Myanmar authorities have charged 50 farmers with assault, illegal assembly, illegal demonstration, and destruction of state property for blocking the road to the controversial Chinese-run Letpadaung copper mine in the country’s north-western Sagaing region, RFA reported on 27 March quoting a police officer.Keep reading ...

Trade between Myanmar, Middle East reaches over 300 million USD in past 10 months to January

Total trade value between Myanmar and Middle East countries reached 332.874 million US dollars in the first 10 months of this fiscal year 2016-2017 as of January, official media reported Sunday.Keep reading ...

New economic zones planned

The Ministry of Planning and Finance is carrying out plans for new economic zones and special economic zones as the quality of existing industrial zones is mediocre and upgrading them is difficult, state media reported on 20 March.Keep reading  ...

Only 3 Irrawaddy Dolphins remain in Laos, says WWF

The population of Irrawaddy Dolphins in Laos has fallen to just three, bringing into question the species’ survival in that country, according to the World Wildlife Fund.Keep reading ...

World Bank expects ‘stable’ economic growth for Myanmar, region

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific, including Myanmar, is expected to remain resilient over the next three years, according to a new World Bank report out on October 4. Keep reading ...

Myanmar Investment Law approved

The government has approved a bill on the Myanmar Investment Law, which is aimed at promoting foreign investment, state media reported on 6 September.Keep reading  ...

Myanmar’s giant bank jointly issues credit card with China-based Union Pay International

The local giant bank of Myanmar, Kanbawza Bank (KBZ), introduced its credit card with China-based Union Pay International (UPI) on Tuesday which can be used locally and internationally. Keep reading    ...

UK Government to strengthen gas sector in Myanmar

A UK Government-supported programme, to strengthen the development of a modern, dynamic oil and gas sector in Myanmar, is to be launched later this month, according to a joint press release from the British Embassy in Yangon and Aberdeen International Associates (AIA).Keep reading  ...

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