Asean News

Workers demand Ks5,600 a day

More than 150 workers from industrial zones in Yangon Region staged a march on the 125th International Labour Day on May 1, calling for rights and a daily wage of Ks5,600. 

The workers marched from the Bo Sein Mahn ground in Bahan Township to Kyaikkasan, holding placards saying “Daily pay of Ks5,600”, “rights for workers”, “release detained workers” and “release arrested farmers”.

Myanmar keeps silent during ASEAN summit

Myanmar did not submit any proposals during the 26th ASEAN Summit 2015 held in Malaysia, which has taken ASEAN chairmanship for 2015. 

South China Sea dispute does not spilt Asean, says Malaysian PM

The South China Sea dispute has not split Asean unity, said Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Abdul Razak at a press conference at the Langkawi International Convention Centre yesterday. 
“The long-running maritime dispute will not break strong ASEAN unity and solidarity. We may differ slightly in our approaches, but we are all on the same page when it comes to the main principles of how we deal with the question of South China Sea,” he said.