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Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the army's failure to find its troops responsible for any serious abuses against ethnic Rohingya demonstrated the urgent need for Burma's government to allow unfettered access to a United Nations international fact-finding ...
The program was designed to train Myanmar government lawyers on the subject of international contract law. The CBP Foundation supported the new initiative and was instrumental in building the training curriculum.
Saw Aung is Kaman, the only ethnic group of Muslims recognized by Burma's government. Before 2012, the Kaman, who number in the tens of thousands, enjoyed considerably more rights than the Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority of about 1 million ...
NAYPYITAW -- Representatives from the Myanmar government, military and eight armed ethnic groups reached agreements on various matters of contention, including the basic principles for establishing a democratic federal system that would give the ...
facebook did not reply to emailed requests for comment while a spokesman for the Myanmar government said it had not pushed for a ban.
facebook did not reply to emailed requests for comment while a spokesman for the Myanmar government said it had not pushed for a ban.
Robertson said to date, Myanmar's government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League For Democracy (NLD) had "ducked taking action against the provocations of the Ma Ba Tha and its Buddhist ultra-nationalist allies".
A conference on issuing social responsibility reports is held at Sule Shangri-La Hotel in Yangon on Thursday. (Nilar). The Myanmar government will receive US$6 million from the rent of land to China per year now that oil and gas pipelines have been ...
Q. What your impression over the peace process and how long will it take for Myanmar to achieve eternal peace? What the main challenges for Myanmar government in dealing ethnic armed groups in its making peace and how to overcome those difficulties?
While the government of Myanmar and ethic armed groups have been attending the 21st Century Panglong peace Conference in the nation's capital of Naypyidaw since Wednesday, the seven groups have yet to sign a ceasefire agreement with the national ...
government spokesperson Zaw Htay told AFP: "It has nothing to do with the Myanmar government. He and his family will be deported as their passports are invalid.
"The Myanmar government should not let itself become complicit in endangering this family," said fellow Richard Weir.
Although there are no exact figures for Myanmar government's revenue from the oil pipeline, transit charges for both oil and gas pipelines will be $6 million per year and right-of-way charges $13 million.
"It took some time for the new Myanmar government to sort out various issues, and now contacts have been made," Porametee Vimolsiri who is the Secretary-General of Thailand's National Economic and Social Development Board told Channel NewsAsia.
Some bought directly from Myanmar's mines but there were no records, Mr Phornchindarak said. The two billion baht is the amount purchased from the Myanmar government at an auction in 2015 but there are trade unknown to the official figures, on top of ...
Probably not a big deal to a Kiwi, but it's a massive deal considering Myanmar's government only recently imposed a $2.80 (about 3,000 kyat) per day minimum wage.
The Myanmar government is planning to establish smoking-free areas in six regions to prevent young people from being impacted by smoking, Xinhua reported on 24 May quoting official media.
According to media reports, in the wake of the killing of nine police officers on the border with Bangladesh in October 2016 (perpetrated, according to the Myanmar government, by "Islamist terrorists")[1], retaliatory measures resulted in the death of ...
"It has nothing to do with the Myanmar government," he told AFP. "He and his family will be deported as their passports are invalid.
REPRESENTATIVES from Myanmar's ethnic rebel groups and the government gathered in the capital Yangon yesterday for five days of peace talks aimed at ending decades of strife in the country.
Yangon, May 24 (Xinhua) -- The Myanmar government has planned to establish smoke-free zones in six regions to prevent young people from being impacted by smoking, the official media reported Wednesday.
About 900 Myanmar government representatives, lawmakers, top military and political party officials, and delegates from ethnic armed groups opened the second round of de facto national leader Aung San Suu Kyi's key peace initiative on Wednesday.
UNICEF demanded Tuesday intensified efforts from Myanmar's government to protect children of the Muslim Rohingya community from violence and abuse as well as ensure that their humanitarian needs are met.
Among the 186 Myanmar prisoners who were granted amnesty today by the Myanmar government 'as a gesture to welcome the [21st Century Panglong Conference]' was Hla Phone, also known as the alleged owner of the 'Kyat Pha Gyi' ('Big Rooster') ...
Las Vegas, NV, May 23, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - Fortem Resources Inc. (otcqb:FTMR) ("Fortem" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that on May 17, 2017, it acquired 100% of the ...
Rai Seng, 13, works for 4,000 kyat (US$3) per day building and repairing roads, along the Myitkyina-Bhamo, Kachin State, Myanmar, Friday 31 March 2017.
UNICEF calls for help for children and their families in Rakhine State, where 120,000 internally. Unicef urges the Myanmar government to help the country's 2.2 million children affected by violence and conflict. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters. Global ...
UNICEF demanded Tuesday intensified efforts from Myanmar's government to protect children of the Muslim Rohingya community from violence and abuse as well as ensure that their humanitarian needs are met.
"China's role is crucial and based on non-interference, and both the Myanmar government and ethnic armed organizations welcome it," Su Hao, director of the Asia-Pacific Research Center at the China Foreign Affairs University, told the Global Times.
The Myanmar government has categorically denied allegations that its army is supporting ethnic cleansing of the Rakhine community, which left hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas fleeing the country in the past 10 years.
All three men taking part in this month's exchange are skilled professionals in their home countries: Zakhung runs a nonprofit that conducts public policy research that looks into public engagement with Myanmar's government, which has recently begun ...
During the past two years, thousand of Myanmar nationals who were released from Malaysian prisons had been stranded in the detention centres for several years because of delay in citizenship identification by the Myanmar government. Several Myanmar ...
But deep within, these generals are feeling the pinch from China whose support for the UWSA and its allies directly undermine the Myanmar government's peace initiative. The 21st Century Panglong Conference convened its first meeting in August 2016.
He urged the Myanmar government and the private sector to cooperate on the creation of a sustainable SME ecosystem. This week, the bank launched a remittance service in partnership with KBZ Bank that enables migrant workers to transfer money back ...
Mandalay - Nationalists claiming Burma's government is failing to support Buddhism began traveling to the country's capital of Naypyidaw on Friday to voice their anger against the religious minister.
UN Envoy Urges Myanmar government to Do More to Stop religious Violence. A boy sits in a burnt area after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar, on May 3, 2016.
He owns one of the 2,000-plus elephants facing redundancy since the Myanmar government last year clamped down on the logging industry, in which thousands of elephants have toiled for generations.
In Myanmar, government and societal discrimination make the Rohingya Muslims vulnerable; some have even fled the country. Christians are restricted from public worship and subjected to coerced conversion to Buddhism, warranting a Country of Particular ...
"In order to hold the Union peace Conference - second round of 21st-Century Panglong Conference successfully, fighting needs to be stopped.
Mr Song believes the Myanmar government and businesses should invest in human capital by inclusion and representation. "Representation for young people needs to be included in every level of government.
A MEMBER of the Bangladesh foreign service has urged the Myanmar government to cooperate more closely with Dhaka on security and refugee issues, in the wake of the clearance operation launched by the Tatmadaw in Rakhine State after attacks by ...
While the Myanmar government is highly committed, and is increasing its contribution to the national response, there is still a need for additional financial resources both from the government and the international community in order to implement the ...
Despite the Myanmar government's efforts in developing a food security and nutrition strategy for the conflict-torn state that borders with Bangladesh, the EU Commissioner said better engagement was still required.
The film's release comes shortly before the second session of the 21st Century Panglong Conference - a gathering organized by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi as an attempt to make peace between the Myanmar government and the country's many ...
"Dhaka later discussed the matter in details with Indonesia's foreign minister, the three members of Kofi Annan-led international commission, the members of Myanmar government's Rakhine Commission, UN's special rapporteur Yanghee Lee, Chinese ...
The rest is held by the Myanmar government and nine local companies. MJTD President Takashi Yanai said in the statement that the OCCI and its members "were impressed with efficient governmental procedures, quality of infrastructure and robust pollution ...
Only one day prior to this summit, Reuters released a report documenting military operations by the government of Myanmar that killed hundreds of Rohingya and caused some 75,000 of them to flee to Bangladesh in November 2016.
Burma's government should act to end the prosecution of peaceful critics in violation of their right to free speech. When a group of high school and university students staged a play at a peace conference in Burma early this January, they never ...
The Myanmar government committed all help for successful implementation of the project. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), India and Department of Highways (DoH) of the Ministry of Construction, Myanmar are nodal agencies for implementation of ...
Aung San Suu Kyi, a State Counsellor and de facto head of government of Myanmar (also an ASEAN member) asked Duterte at the summit if he had taken geography into account.




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