Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Amnesty Order

May 23, 2017
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Office of the President
Executive Order Number 8/2017
ME 1379 13TH Waning of Kason
(23rd May 2017)
Amnesty Order

Amnesty Order

May 23, 2017
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Office of the President
Executive Order Number 9/2017
ME 1379 13TH Waning of Kason
(23rd May 2017)
Amnesty Order

Hluttaw discusses climate change, disaster relief, irrigation bill


May 23, 2017
Bill amendments, the president’s visit to China, climate change and a $125 million loan from the World Bank for disaster relief were among the issues discussed at the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw yesterday.

State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee bans Ma Ba Tha

 May 23, 2017
The State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee made four decisions yesterday in connection with the organisation for protection of race and religion, also known as Ma  Ba Tha, ordering the organisation to cease all activities under the name of Ma Ba Tha.

State Counsellor accepts credential from UNIDO Resident Representative

May 23, 2017
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar received Mr. Stein Hansen, newly-accredited United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Resident Representative to Myanmar, who based in Bangkok, Thailand, and accepted his credentials on 23 May 2017 at 1:20 pm at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw.

Myanmar turns to coffee as crops threatened by climate change


May 23, 2017
WITH climate change affecting crop production, Myanmar is taking steps to boost the coffee industry by holding events such as the Coffee Forum in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

Smuggling between Myanmar, Thailand worth as much as official trade

May 23, 2017
THERE is a large difference between the official border trade statistics released by Myanmar and Thailand, a disparity that could be explained by the smuggling business between the two countries, which is worth as much or more as official trade, according to the Ministry of Commerce.