Submitted by Eleven on Sun, 06/18/2017 - 00:54
If markets and trade policies are seen as unreliable, exports will fall, Aung Htoo, deputy minister for commerce, told MPs.
He was asked if he was seeking new markets for agricultural exports.
Aung Htoo said: “Myanmar has managed to reconnect with the world rice market. It sought new rice markets in 53 countries, including in the EU and Africa. Myanmar exported 1.7 million tonnes of rice during the last financial year."
Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 06/17/2017 - 05:55
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Submitted by Eleven on Fri, 06/16/2017 - 22:30
China is negotiating to set up a meeting between the government Peace Commission and members of Northern Alliance, sources have said.
Brig-Gen Tar Phone Kyaw, general secretary of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) said on Thursday that Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy of Asian Affairs with China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sought views from the Alliance on Wednesday about a meeting between them and the Peace Commission.
Submitted by Eleven on Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:37
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi received the Olof Palme Prize, awarded by the Olof Palme Memorial Fund, at an award ceremony at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 12. She won the prize in 2005 but was unable to receive it until now.
Submitted by Eleven on Tue, 06/13/2017 - 21:35
The Hantharwady U Win Tin Foundation held a ceremony on June 12, where it presented donations to former political prisoners and journalists.
The ceremony was held at the Royal Rose Restaurant in Yangon. It was the 29th donation ceremony for former political prisoners, journalists and their families in need.
During the ceremony, 11 former political prisoners and journalists received Ks 200,000 each, and Ks 300,000 was given to a youth organization under the National League for Democracy.
Submitted by Eleven on Sun, 06/11/2017 - 13:57
Lower House Speaker Win Myint
Submitted by Eleven on Sun, 06/11/2017 - 00:23
The Union Parliament recorded a proposal of condolence submitted by MP Kyaw Soe Lin of the National League for Democracy representing Pyigytagon about the crash of the Y8 military plane and MPs held a two-minute silence.
Submitted by Eleven on Sun, 06/11/2017 - 00:20
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Pen Myanmar have held a press conference to say they have demanded that the controversial Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law be abolished.
They met Myo Myint Maung, the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Information, and Tun Tun Hein, the chairman of the Lower House's Bill Committee, on June 8 to demand the change.
Submitted by Eleven on Sat, 06/10/2017 - 19:49
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met Canadian Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall at his residence in the capital, Ottawa.
They discussed education, water resource management, travel and tourism, preservation of historic buildings and cultural heritage and cooperation in agriculture.