More than 2,000 Locals Protest Cement Factory in Mon State

Locals continue to protest the factory’s coal-fired power plant, citing environmental and health concerns.

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AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar: Report

An expansion and decentralization of treatment has contributed to the large decline.

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New Companies Law Submitted to Parliament

The government hopes the new law will attract foreign investment.

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YBS Workers Protest Against Installation of Fare Boxes

Bus conductors protest the sudden announcement that they will be fired, as a new cash box system is to be implemented on YBS bus lines.

The post From The Irrawaddy

President Presents Nominees for Senior Positions in Central Bank

President U Htin Kyaw puts forward a list of nominees to Parliament for three vice governor positions and five director positions.

The post From The Irrawaddy

The Amber Hub of Myitkyina

Traders say that dealing in amber is a quicker and easier way to make money than working with jade.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Myanmar workers rescued

Migrants extorted, held against their will  in Thailand Over 100 Myanmar nationals were rescued this week after Thai authorities busted a human trafficking ring on the outskirts of Bangko...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Vice President: Myanmar in top 100 business index by 2020

By Ko Moe Vice President U Myint Swe said he wants Myanmar to make the list of the top 100 countries on the World Bank’s Doing Business Index in the next three years. U Myint Swe said tha...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

UN Special Rapporteur holds talks with ministers

Ms Yanghee Lee, the situation of UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar held talks  separately with Union Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint, Union Minister fo...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

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