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Myanmar exchange expected to launch with a whimper
Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar exchange expected to launch with a whimper

YANGON -- Myanmar's first-ever stock exchange is expected to launch in December, but it might not attract global investors. The bourse will have modern trading systems from the outset. The Daiwa Institute of Research, for example, ... Nikkei Asian Review, 9 hours ago
Yangon bourse seen launching in November Nikkei Asian Review, 1 month ago

Myanmar activist in court as land crackdown deepens, rights groups say

TORONTO/YANGON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A prominent farmers' activist in Myanmar appeared in court on Friday in what watchdog organisations say is part of an escalating crackdown on land rights campaigners. Saw Maung Gyi, an activist from the 88 Karen ...
 Reuters20 hours ago

New highway linking India, Myanmar and Thailand opens

Provided by Firstpost Yangon: The Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik section of the Asian highway linking India, Myanmar and Thailand has been put into service, the media reported. Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun, Thai Deputy Prime Minister ...
 XinMsn2 days ago IndiaMyanmarThailand highway becomes operational  E Pao4 days ago India-Myanmar-Thailand highway becomes operational  Sangai Express4 days ago India-Myanmar-Thailand Highway: 10 must visit pit-stops on your road trip to Thailand  DNA India1 day ago
UCAN India

Restrictive race laws will divide Myanmar, Christians warn

This picture taken June 24 shows a Buddhist novice praying at a Yangon monastery affiliated with the Ma Ba Tha organization. Myanmar President Thein Sein has signed into law a series of restrictive race and religion bills, which were championed by ...
 UCAN India3 days ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar faces grim economic outlook as floods decimate farms

YANGON -- As floodwaters that inundated vast areas of Myanmar recede, the full economic impact of the disaster, as well as its effect on people's lives, is emerging. Farmland and crops worth an estimated $200 million have been destroyed. Rice ...
 Nikkei Asian Review3 days ago
Gulf Times

Myanmar sets daily minimum wage to boost investment

Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is widely expected to win this year's poll. Reuters/Yangon Myanmar has set a minimum wage of 3,600 kyat ($2.80) for an eight-hour work day, a move likely to boost investment in the fast-growing ...
 Gulf Times1 week ago Myanmar bans parties from criticising army in state media  AlertNet6 days ago Myanmar Bans Parties from Criticizing Army in State Media  Tempo.co5 days ago Myanmar parliament suspended ahead of crunch polls  Bangkok Post1 week ago
Reuters India

Myanmar sets $2.80 daily minimum wage in bid to boost investment

YANGON Myanmar has set a minimum wage of 3,600 kyat ($2.80) for an eight-hour work day, a move likely to boost investment in the fast-growing country's garment industry. The decision on a minimum wage, which follows two years of often acrimonious ...
 Reuters India1 week ago Myanmar sets US$2.80 daily minimum wage in bid to boost investment  Channel NewsAsia1 week ago
WA Today

Myanmar hot-air balloon ride and river cruise: The best way to see Asia's most unspoilt destination

Hot air balloon over plain of Bagan in misty morning, Myanmar. Before we fly to Yangon​ to take a boat up the IrrawaddyRiver, I amsenta copy of Burmese Days by George Orwell. First published in 1934, Orwell's book tells of waning British ...
 WA Today1 week ago
Al Jazeera

Facebook in Myanmar: Amplifying hate speech?

Since violence erupted in 2012, Facebook users in Myanmar have fanned anti-Muslim sentiment. Yangon, Myanmar - A nest of laptops in a shabby downtown apartment here acts as the modest, but passionate, command centre of Myanmar's battle against hate ...
 Al Jazeera1 week ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Military makes clear who is in charge in Myanmar

YANGON -- If anyone had doubt, the recent dismissal of the head of Myanmar's ruling party has made it crystal clear that the military remains firmly in control of the country after four years of its democratization. The abrupt removal of Shwe ...
 Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago
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