Shan General: 2017 Not a ‘Year of Peace’

Gen Yawd Serk’s criticism follows the cancelation of a Shan coalition meeting in Thailand under the orders of a military attaché.

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Munitions and Drugs Seized From Two Loikaw Homes

The bust is in connection with the prior confiscation of 22 guns from a couple driving to Mandalay.

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Voice Daily’s Editor, Columnist Charged Under Media Law

Editor U Kyaw Min Swe already faces charges under Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law over the same article.

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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.

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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.

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The Amber Hub of Myitkyina

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

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