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Burma budgets US$110 million for education

Burma budgets US$110 million for education

Burmese Education Minister Dr Khin San Yee announced last week at an educational seminar in Rangoon University that 110 billion kyat (US$110 million) is to be allocated for educational reforms. She said that the Ministry of Education will ... DVB, 2 weeks ago

Burmese mountaineers scale Hkakabo Razi

Eight members of Rangoon University's Hiking and Climbing Association have become the first ever Burmese expedition to scale the 5,881m peak of Burma's highest mountain, Hkakabo Razi. The eight reached the summit at 5pm on 31 August, exactly one ...
 DVB1 month ago Missing mountaineers: bad weather stalls rescue effort  DVB1 month ago Two Burmese mountaineers missing on Hkakabo Razi  DVB1 month ago

The Burmese Sherlock

Rahul Goswami (Cochinchina) / 22 September 2014 He solved one case after another in Rangoon, and his creator was both the Burmese Conan Doyle and a nationalist ...
 Khaleej Times4 weeks ago

Foreign Banks in Burma Will Bide Time to Reap Returns

Traffic travels past signs of OCBC and DBS banks at Sakura tower in Rangoon on October 3, 2014. (Photo: Reuters / Soe Zeya Tun) RANGOON / SINGAPORE — Burmahas thrown open the door to foreign banks, but weak credit protection and tight ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

World Bank Should Promote Human Rights in Burma, NGOs Say

Farmers in Mingaladon Township, Rangoon Division, protest against land grabs in 2012. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Burmese civil society organizations have urged the World Bank Group to put human rights at the ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago From Plastic, Ex-Political Prisoner Makes Art  Irrawaddy1 month ago Portraits of Burma€s Independence Hero  Irrawaddy1 month ago NGOs Slam Performance of National Human Rights Commission  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Burma Must Invest in Education to Boost Growth: ADB

Asian Development Bank Assistant Chief Economist Cyn-Young Park delivers a presentation in Rangoon on Thursday. (Photo: Simon Lewis / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Burma needs to invest more than US$80 billion if the country is to reach its ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Burma's growth rate set to hit 8.5 percent: World Bank  DVB1 week ago

Education Organizations Continue Opposition After Controversial Law Passes

Blindfolded students wearing graduation gowns protest against the National Education Bill on the campus of Dagon University in Rangoon in early September. (Photo: Sai Zaw / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A Myanmar Teachers Federation representative ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Teachers and Students Organizations Join Up to Oppose Education Bill  Irrawaddy1 month ago

In Burma, Student Unions Must Learn Their Place

Students stage a demonstration against the National Education Bill on the campus of Dagon University in Rangoon. (Photo: Sai Zaw / The Irrawaddy) Recent protests against the National Education Bill staged by university student unions across ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Thanlwin Dams Threaten Farmers Livelihoods: Academics

Traders in the Karen State capital Pa-an prepare to set out on the Salween River. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Academics from Burma, China and Thailand gathering in Burma's Mon State this week raised concerns about ongoing plans to build ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago
Caixin Online

Formerly a Brother, Many in Myanmar Now See China as a Big Bother

(Rangoon) Myanmar's government made a rare concession to its people in 2011 by suspending a controversial water power project financed and led by a Chinese state-owned enterprise. Now it is finding the voices critical of its northern neighbor ...
 Caixin Online1 month ago
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