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Ministers dispatched to Rakhine as security forces comb for mi...

A Contingent of Union cabinet officials were joined by Myanmar's chief of police and the Rakhine State chief minister for a meeting yesterday with Rakhine elders and local political parties in Sittwe as the northern part of their state continues to ... Myanmar Times, 2 weeks ago

Farm animal census to be revived in 2017

Animals across Myanmar will be counted in a 2017 census to be jointly conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Breeding and Farming and the Ministry of Home Affairs. The census, which will take place from March to June 2017, will investigate the ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

Ministry to free another 150 imports from licence requirements

The government will remove another 150 items from a list of imports that require a licence, a Ministry of Commerce official told The Myanmar Times . Certain train parts will soon be among those items that will no longer require a license for ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

On society's fringes, disabled Tatmadaw veterans languish in poverty

By 1999, U Sein Kyaw Win had already survived 24 years of service as a foot soldier in the Myanmar army's long war against ethnic armed groups, but during a deployment in Kayin State his luck ran out. Disabled veterans U Sein Kyaw Win (right), U ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

Agents see property growth in outer city

Local real estate agents in the south-west of Yangon are backing a range infrastructure development projects to boost demand for real estate in outskirts of the city, in areas such as Dala, Kawhmu, Kungyangon, Sikkyi Kanaungto and Twante townships. ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

Ministry looks to amend labour laws, pressed to add jail terms

Labour laws could soon get an overhaul, with rights groups pushing the government to add harsher penalties for inveterate lawbreaking employers, including potential jail time. Labour and Immigration Minister U Thein Swe said last week that his ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

Red Shan rally for an ethnic state

Support for a new Red Shan state could complicate government efforts to end ethnic-based armed conflict and to look beyond the 2008 constitution at the possible future shape of the country, analysts believe. The re-emergence of the ethnic group ...
 Myanmar Times2 weeks ago

US formally terminates sanctions

Former senior general Than Shwe at a ceremony. The US Treasury Department has formally announced the termination of its Myanmar sanctions programme and removed former generals and cronies from its blocked lists. President Barack Obama signed ...
 Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago

Military Officials, Cronies Released from US Blacklist

A combination of file photos shows, from L-R, former dictator Snr-Gen Than Shwe, General Maung Aye and Thura Shwe Mann. (Photo: REUTERS/Staff/Archives.) RANGOON — Burma's former dictator Snr-Gen Than Shwe was among individuals removed from the ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago
India Today

Obama issues executive order lifting US economic sanctions on Myanmar

The Southeast Asian nation, also known as Burma, has pursued political reforms over the last five years following decades of oppressive military rule. Barack Obama, Aung San Su Kyi Highlights US President Barack Obama lifts economic ...
 India Today2 weeks ago U.S. lifts economic sanctions on Myanmar  Japan Times2 weeks ago Obama orders US economic sanctions on Myanmar lifted  Al Jazeera2 weeks ago US lifts economic sanctions on Myanmar  Emirates-Business.ae2 weeks ago
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