More than half of the voters have admitted that they don’t know the plans and policies of the candidates competing in the by-election on April 1, 2017, according to the Pre-Election Voter Perception Survey done by the Election Education and Observation Partners (EEOP).
The new fiscal year will start on April 1, which also marks the start of new laws and economic policies for Myanmar. The new Myanmar Investment Law, which was recently passed, will come into effect on April 1 and its implementation and enactment will spell changes for the country’s businesses and investors.
Sagaing regional government is building an environmental awareness and education camp in Linn Note Guu forest reserve in Kanbalu township, to conserve the flora and fauna of the forests and to promote appreciation for the natural environment among people, especially the younger generation.
A British company has created a joint-venture with a Myanmar firm to enter the marine industry as well as oil and natural gas sector.
Danish authorities have made a ruling to place injunctions on all seven Danish operators bringing Myanmar teak into the Scandinavian country. Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE) has plans to respond to the sanctions placed on the entire Myanmar teak industry, according to U Khin Maung Kyi, deputy general manager (extraction) of MTE.
Myanmar plans to send workers for the fishing industry in South Korea as there is a demand for labour in that sector, said U Thein Win, director of the Migration Affairs Department under the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population.