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Japan-backed bridge project begins in Yangon

Japan-backed bridge project begins in Yangon

Myanmar

Construction of a Japan-funded bridge in Myanmar, seen as a symbol of competing interests between China and Japan, kicked off Wednesday with a groundbreaking ceremony in Yangon, the country’s commercial capital.
The Myanmar Times, 3 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Two years after his death, U Ko Ni's killers given death sentence

Two years after his death, U Ko Ni's killers given death sentence

Myanmar

A Yangon judge has convicted four people over the killing of lawyer U Ko Ni and dealt death sentences to two defendants.
The Myanmar Times, 4 days ago

Predicted: Local

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USDP submits own proposal to amend 2008 Constitution

USDP submits own proposal to amend 2008 Constitution

Myanmar

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) proposed to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (bicameral legislature) on Wednesday to draft a bill to amend the Constitution to allow the election of chief ministers.
The Myanmar Times, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Interest in state-run lottery still strong, says deputy minister

Interest in state-run lottery still strong, says deputy minister

Myanmar

More people are interested in the K500 Aung Bar Lay lottery due to the size and number of its prizes, said U Maung Maung Win, deputy minister of Planning and Finance.
The Myanmar Times, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Yoma to snap up YKKO for $12.6m

Yoma to snap up YKKO for $12.6m

Myanmar

Conglomerate Yoma Strategic will acquire a 65 percent-stake in Myanmar restaurant chain YKKO in a deal worth US$12.6 million.
The Myanmar Times, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Japan envoy says development is solution for Rakhine

Japan envoy says development is solution for Rakhine

Myanmar

Japan’s top envoy to Myanmar said that economic development is an answer to Rakhine’s conflict and that Tokyo is considering providing aid for the state.
The Myanmar Times, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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ASEAN humanitarian officials set to visit Maungdaw

ASEAN humanitarian officials set to visit Maungdaw

Myanmar

Officials from the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) will visit northern Rakhine State, a local government official said on Thursday.
The Myanmar Times, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Central bank to issue official remittance licences soon

Central bank to issue official remittance licences soon

Myanmar

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) will grant official remittance Llicences to authorised money changers within two months, CBM Deputy Governor U Bo Bo Nge told the media on Wednesday.
The Myanmar Times, 12 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Concerns mount in the wake of Red Dot shutdown

Concerns mount in the wake of Red Dot shutdown

Myanmar

Agents of Red Dot Network Ltd are unhappy that deposits paid to the now defunct payment solutions provider will likely not be returned to them.
The Myanmar Times, 13 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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5080 villages to receive electricity with World Bank support this year

5080 villages to receive electricity with World Bank support this year

Myanmar

A total of 5080 villages will receive electricity this year as part of the National Electrification Plan (NEP) which is currently under implementation with World Bank assistance, U Thura Aung Bo, project manager and deputy chief engineer of NEP, told The Myanmar Times.
The Myanmar Times, 14 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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