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Filmmaker sent to prison for criticising military

Filmmaker sent to prison for criticising military

Myanmar

Film director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi has been sued by a military official for defaming the Tatmadaw and is currently detained at Yangon’s Insein Prison.
The Myanmar Times, 62 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Caged sparrows: a question of faith and conservation

Caged sparrows: a question of faith and conservation

Myanmar

Whenever she hears sparrows chirping in a cage, Ma Su Zan can’t help but shell out money to buy their freedom.
The Myanmar Times, 63 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Environmental group to build capacity with IFC support

Environmental group to build capacity with IFC support

Myanmar

The Myanmar Environmental Assessment Association (MEAA) enter into an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to improve environmental and social (E&S) risk assessment and management skills in the private sector.
The Myanmar Times, 66 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Making a beeline for foreign markets

Making a beeline for foreign markets

Myanmar

Calvin Pun, managing director of KeKokua Group, wants to make a global name for Myanmar honey at a time when demand for an alternative to sugar is booming.
The Myanmar Times, 68 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Golden Myanmar Airlines breaks jet fuel monopoly

Golden Myanmar Airlines breaks jet fuel monopoly

Myanmar

Myanmar has opened the door to the first private company to operate an aviation fuel business, potentially ending a state-backed monopoly in the fuel distribution market.
The Myanmar Times, 69 days ago

Predicted: Economy

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Thura U Shwe Mann says party will not field candidates in states

Thura U Shwe Mann says party will not field candidates in states

Myanmar

Thura U Shwe Mann, chairman of the Union Betterment Party (UBP), said his party will not field candidates in the states in next year’s general elections to clear the way for ethnic political parties in these areas.
The Myanmar Times, 70 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Shwe Mya Sandi housing to disappear

Shwe Mya Sandi housing to disappear

Myanmar

Two years seems like a long time, but it is worth the wait if it brings about the desired results, according to Naw Mya Mya Than of Atwin Me Ka Nei village in Myawady township, Kayin State.
The Myanmar Times, 72 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Five foreign insurers granted Myanmar licences after two-year delay

Five foreign insurers granted Myanmar licences after two-year delay

Myanmar

Five foreign companies have been granted provisional licences to issue life insurance policies through subsidiaries following more than two years of delay in opening up the Myanmar market.
The Myanmar Times, 74 days ago

Predicted: Economy

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More Myanmar tourists expected in Indonesia

More Myanmar tourists expected in Indonesia

Myanmar

Indonesia’s ministry of tourism announced that it is expecting to receive 40,000 travellers from Myanmar this year.
The Myanmar Times, 75 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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U Aung Naing Oo leaves DICA for a new role

U Aung Naing Oo leaves DICA for a new role

Myanmar

A key architect of the government’s economic reform is to be transferred to assist newly minted minister U Thaung Tun.
The Myanmar Times, 76 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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