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Construction ministry looks to prioritise infrastructure development in rural areas

The government is working through a long list of infrastructure needs to determine priorities for development, the minister for construction told a forum of business leaders in Nay Pyi Taw last week.Speaking at a forum on corporate social responsibility on September 21, construction minister U ...

Lifting US sanctions: right or wrong?

Two weeks ago the Obama administration declared that it will drop all remaining economic sanctions imposed on Myanmar. Since 1997, when the sanctions were established as a response to the gross human rights abuses being committed by the country’s ruling junta, they have prevented any ...

Solving the Yangon housing shortage

Amid estimates that Yangon’s population of 7 million-plus will move into double-digits in the next 10 to 20 years, what is being done to solve the commercial capital’s housing crisis? The problem is exacerbated by the slow pace of economic and social development, which keeps incomes ...

Obama pledges to remove nearly all remaining US economic sanctions

 In a move derided by human rights groups, Washington has pledged to fete the progress made by Myanmar’s new government by lifting nearly all remaining economic sanctions.With a fatigued-looking Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at his side, US President Barack Obama yesterday lauded the “good-news ...

Study finds nearly all Yangon adults can read

Nearly every adult in Yangon Region can read, according to a recent survey organised by the regional education office.The finding that 99.89 percent of the adult residents in the commercial capital are literate was announced at the 50th International Literacy Ceremony, held at Basic Education ...

Myanmar to submit EITI report next month

Myanmar will submit its debut report disclosing information on its extractive industries next month, in the hope of being accepted as a compliant member of the International Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), officials said yesterday.Keep reading ...

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