Myanmar Morning News For September 26

Myanmar Morning News For September 26

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The Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon and the Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM) have recently co-organized a business seminar in Bangkok to update Thai investors on the new economic policy of Myanmar.
— NBT World (video)

SEZs offer lessons for manufacturing
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Myanmar are considered by the Ministry of Industry as the main pillar of economic development, according to the ministry’s spokesperson.
— Myanmar Times

Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom
When officials from Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon toured six European countries in June, they were hoping to drum up investment in transport, energy and education.
— Bangkok Post

Bankers warn of economic disruption unless rule deadline eased
The regulations, some of which replace rules made nearly 30 years ago, were published by the Central Bank of Myanmar in July after being drafted with assistance from the International Monetary Fund.
— Frontier Myanmar

Shan businesses press for Mandalay-Muse route revamp
THE business community in northern Shan State urged the government to take measures concerning trade promotion and economic development, which includes upgrading the Mandalay-Muse highway, at a meeting with Vice President Henry Van Thio.
— Myanmar Times

Myanmar envoy dismisses Rohingya ethnic cleansing allegations
No ethnic cleansing is taking place against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, its U.N. ambassador told the 193 country representatives of the General Assembly on Monday, pushing back against broad condemnations from the international body.
— Nikkei Asian Review

Rohingya crisis at a crucial point for Myanmar’s leaders
Myanmar’s crackdown on the Rohingya in Rakhine state has been roundly condemned around the world, including by its neighbors in South-east Asia.
— Today Online

More bodies of Hindus brutally killed by ARSA Bengali extremist terrorists found in Maungdaw
Police Brigadier General Thura San Lwin, commander of the No.1 border guard police force, says more bodies of Hindus brutally killed and buried by ARSA Bengali extremist terrorists were found near Yebawkya Village, northern Maungdaw Township.
— Eleven Myanmar

MTM targets Japanese tourism market with series of events in Tokyo
Myanmar Tourism Marketing has been targeting the Japanese market with a series of promotional activities in Tokyo coinciding with one of the world’s biggest travel industry events, media reported.
— Frontier Myanmar

Myanmar Investment Full Year Net Asset Value Increases Over 20%
Myanmar Investments International Ltd said on Monday its full year net asset value increased 20.3% year-on-year to USD29.2 million as its loss widened due to costs relating to joint ventures and operating expenses.
— London South East

Rice federation proposes exports via Pathein, Sittway ports
Officials from Myanmar Rice Federation have submitted a plan to export rice via seaports in Pathein, Ayeyawady Region, and Sittway, Rakine State, in addition to Yangon ports, especially to Bangladesh.
— Eleven Myanmar

 

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