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  • UNHCR urges stronger support for refugee vaccinations in Asia

    news UNHCR, 01 Jun 2021 (1 year ago )
    With COVID-19 raging in many parts of the world, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning about shortages of vaccines in the Asia-Pacific region, including for refugees and asylum-seekers. We urge immediate and stronger support for the COVAX initiative, a worldwide effort aimed at achieving equit...
  • 45 members of KKO (Breakaway) Return to Legal Fold in Hpa-an

    news The Global New Light of Myanmar, 23 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    45 members of the KKO (Breakaway) group returned to the legal fold bringing their arms and ammunition at a Tatmadaw column on 22 June morning. Led by Maung Myint, the 45-member troop of KKO (Breakaway) contacted the Tatmadaw column through Mizine Mountain Sayadaw Bhaddanta Sandarvara on 21 June w...
  • Join Peace Process, Don’t Complain from Outside: Senior Govt Negotiator

    news The Irrawaddy, 14 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    YANGON—When it comes to the peace process, it is better to come inside the house and start a debate than shouting and stoning the house from outside, said U Khin Zaw Oo, a member of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC) secretariat. The secretariat held an informal meeting on Thursday ...
  • NCA Signatories Meet in Chiang Mai to Discuss Peace Process

    news Network Media Group, 08 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    Representatives of 10 ethnic armed organizations gather for three days of talks aimed at ending the deadlock in Burma’s peace process. Representatives of 10 ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) that have signed Burma’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) gathered in the northern Thai city of Chiang...
  • Parliament’s Constitution Amendment Panel Completes Review of Charter

    news The Irrawaddy, 14 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    YANGON—The Union Parliament’s Charter Amendment Committee on Thursday completed reviewing the entire Constitution for possible amendments. It will submit a report on its findings to Parliament next month. Committee secretary U Myat Nyana Soe, who is also an Upper House lawmaker for the ruling Na...
  • State Counsellor And President will run in 2020 Elections: NLD Official

    news Myanmar Times, 12 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint will run in the 2020 elections, National League for Democracy spokesperson U Myo Nyunt told a party executive committee meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on Saturday. “We will contest the 2020 election because we want to continue serving the co...
  • Over 600,000 Acres of Available Land in Mandalay

    news Myanmar Business Today, 17 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    There is 627,149 acres of unoccupied land in Mandalay, the land is available for local and foreign investments, Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, Chief Minister of Mandalay Region, said at Mandalay International Trade Fair & Business Forum 2019. “If you want to make investments in Mandalay, we will make it e...
  • China’s Chilli Pepper Demand Rising

    news Myanmar Times, 20 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    Myanmar’s chilli pepper exports have sharply risen over the past two years as a result of high demand from China, said Department of Consumer Affairs’ deputy director general U Aung Maun on Monday. “We’ve expect the chilli export volume to be 30,000 to 40,000 tonnes by September 30, the end of t...
  • Digital Economy Association to License Online Shops

    news Myanmar Business Today, 19 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    The Ministry of Commerce and the Union Federation of Commerce and Industry will be forming a new organization. It will be called the Digital Economy Association, and its purpose will be to handle disputes over products sold online. Why is this necessary? Online shops are very popular among peopl...
  • Interest in Retail, Wholesale Sector Continues Unabated

    news Myanmar Times, 18 Jun 2019 (3 years ago )
    Two years after the Myanmar Investment Commission's announcement, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has permitted nine wholly foreign retail and wholesale providers to operate in the country. These include investors from Japan, Thailand, US, Singapore, and the Netherlands. The nine non-Myanmar compa...