Myanmar morning news for January 27

Myanmar morning news for January 27

Myanmar morning news

No Coronavirus infections found in Yangon Region: MoHS
No novel coronavirus patient is found in Yangon Region, although Wuhan in China is facing the outbreak of the pneumonia and the Waibagi Hospital in North Okkalapa has already prepared for real time treatments should anyone is found contacted with the virus, according to Public Health Department office of Yangon Region.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

MIC gives nod to nine investments worth over $ 394 m
Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) allowed nine investments worth over 394 million US dollars at its meeting on 24 January.
— Eleven Myanmar

Rohingya refugee writers dial into Myanmar poetry slam
Divided by hatred but united over the written word, Rohingya Muslim poets in Bangladeshi refugee camps joined Buddhist bards in Myanmar by video link as part of a groundbreaking poetry festival in a country reeling from genocide allegations.

Myanmar Extends Visa Regulations to Five New Countries
As of January 1, 2020, the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population have extended the visa-on-arrival (VoA) access to five new countries.
— Asean Briefing

Five areas chosen for child labour elimination pilot project
Ministry has chosen Yangon, Bago, Ayeyawady, Kayin and Mon, for the child labour elimination pilot project, said Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe.
— Eleven Myanmar

Foreign business chambers in Myanmar commit to ‘minimize’ waste during events
Our Chambers of Commerce and Industry are committed to reducing our environmental impact and encouraging sustainable practices. We have therefore agreed to adopt an Event Sustainability Manifesto, to minimise single-use plastics and waste from our events.
— Mizzima

TB transmission rate declines by three pc
In Myanmar, 358 in 100,000 population are infected with TB and the TB transmission rate declines by three per cent every year, according to a global TB report 2018.
— Eleven Myanmar

NCA implementation negotiation team meeting postponed to February
NCA-S EAO’s Framework Agreement on NCA Implementation Negotiation Team Meeting, which is scheduled for 28 January will be postponed to early February, representatives from the two sides confirmed.
— Eleven Myanmar

Union Minister inspects upgrading Toungoo-Yangon railroad section
Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung looked into upgrading Toungoo-Yangon railroad section between Yangon and Mandalay on 25th January.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Doors open next month for 2nd Yangon International Motor Show 2020
The 2nd Yangon International Motor Show 2020 will be held from February 21 to February 23, 2020 at Yangon Convention Centre (YCC).
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Two killed, seven injured in artillery fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
Two people were killed Saturday and seven others were injured in an artillery fire that hit a village in Buthidaung township in Rakhine State, as both government forces and the ethnic armed group trade blame over the incident.
— Myanmar Times

Pressure must be mounted on Myanmar: John Packer
The first assistant to the UN special rapporteur in Myanmar, John Packer feels that the directives of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the Rohingya genocide are undoubtedly significant.
— Prothomalo

Manipur-Myanmar border sealed for 48 hours to ensure an ‘incident-free’ Republic Day ceremony
Police and paramilitary forces have been tightening security round the clock. Some insurgents had reportedly been picked during the search operations in some valley districts.
— The Hindu

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?
Latest on the coronavirus outbreak: 2,070 cases confirmed in China, 56 dead The pneumonia outbreak was first reported in Wuhan City, central China’s Hubei Province, in December 2019.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Japanese company donates $10,000 to Mandalay School for the Deaf
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye received US$10,000 donated by Japanese Kyoshin Company for the Mandalay School for the Deaf yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Public Health Capacity workshop held in Yangon
The University of Public Health in Yangon hosted a workshop under the project of Strengthening Public Health Capacity to Respond to Myanmar’s Disease Transition and the dissemination of the final project yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Indian Embassy celebrates 71st Republic Day of India in Yangon
A celebration to mark the 71st Republic Day of India was held at the residence of Indian Ambassador in Dagon Township, Yangon yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

108th Buddha Pujaniya festival of Sule Pagoda concludes
A ceremony to conclude the108th Buddha Pujaniya festival of Sule Pagoda was held, with a rice donation ceremony, at the pagoda in Yangon yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Lion, dragon dance kicks off in Yangon
Lion, dragon dance kicks off Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Myanmar’s Yangon The competition started with the performance of a 160-ft long lion which is bought from China.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

The Rohingya Find Some Justice in Court
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Thursday that Myanmar is to undertake a set of provisional measures to prevent further attempts at genocide against the roughly 600,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority remaining in Myanmar.
— Foreign Policy

The Day Deng Xiaoping Arrived to Bolster Ties With Myanmar
On this day in 1978, then Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping arrived in Myanmar on a six-day goodwill visit as tensions rose between Moscow and Beijing.
— Irrawaddy

Union Minister, health authorities discuss 2019-nCoV virus prevention, surveillance
Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe delivers the speech at the meeting with State and Region level health authorities in Yangon yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Wuhan virus: Surveillance, awareness campaigns beefed up in border towns
On account of the number of coronavirus cases and related deaths rising in neighboring China, the health authorities in border towns have beefed up surveillance at the border gate with China with the help of thermal scan equipment.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Newly-emerged Mindhamma Garden City Housing Project
K Zin Dwellers in Yangon City have greater chances for choosing apartments for living many housing projects are under implementation.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Chilli pepper yields, prices high in Pakkoku
The yield of chilli peppers in Pakkoku and its prices this year were higher than last year, according to U Tin Soe, a farmer from Myin Wun Village.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Following quality control guidelines is serving the people with safe buildings
With developer companies and projects being awarded Certificates of Appreciation for their High-Rise Projects yesterday, we hope that Myanmar, in the future, would see more buildings being built, based upon international safety standards.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Obligations and Rights
By Lokethar Someone pointed out sometime ago, that Myanmar’s societal relations have largely been “obligations based”.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Union Education Minister attends Education World Forum in London
Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi attended the Education World Forum in London, the United Kingdom, from 19 to 22 January.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Rohingya refugee writers dial into Myanmar poetry slam
Divided by hatred but united over the written word, Rohingya poets in Bangladeshi refugee camps joined Buddhist bards in Myanmar as part of a groundbreaking poetry festival.
— Frontier Myanmar

Nandawshae Reading Association in Mandalay celebrates 100th birthday
Centenary of the Nandawshae Reading Association was observed at Nandawshea Football Ground in Aungmyaethazan Township, Mandalay Region yesterday morning, graced by Former President of U Htin Kyaw.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Myanmar’s peace god
The guns of civil conflict fell silent during the visit by Chinese leader Xi Jinping – a pause in fighting that not even State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi can achieve.
— Frontier Myanmar

Arakan Army, military trade accusations after shelling death of two women
Two Rohingya women were killed and seven others injured in shelling the Myanmar military and insurgents blamed on each other, days after the UN’s top court ordered the country to protect the beleaguered Muslim minority.
— Mizzima

ICJ ruling on Rohingya left Myanmar red-faced
But even big powers in the region like India and China preferred to keep convenient silence on the Rohingya issue because much were at stake for them.
— Nenow

Nay Pyi Taw Hot Springs And Nant Mon Gyi Waterfall
If you’ve been in Naypyitaw for a couple of weeks, it’s fair to say you’ve probably rinsed the sites and are looking a bit further afield for your weekend plans.
— Myanmore

Tour bookings cancelled in Myanmar as virus spreads
Tourists are cancelling bookings with Myanmar tour companies as cases of coronavirus spread around the world, tour operators said Sunday.
— Myanmar Times

Enforcing the International Court of Justice order on Myanmar
The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) order to the government of the Republic of Myanmar to adopt various provisional measures to protect the Rohingya community from “physical destruction” is a decision of tremendous significance.

Last Friday was the beginning of Yangon Pride celebrations in a country where human rights abuses are rife, and homosexuality is criminalised.
— The norwichradical

Manipur Govt, Assam Rifles Clash Over Guarding Of Check Posts
Imphal: The Manipur government and the central paramilitary Assam Rifles, which operates under the command of the Indian Army, are at loggerheads over the guarding of check posts along highways following the alleged harassment of a woman IPS officer by an Assam Rifles jawan.
— Ommcom News

Mandalay-Wuhan flight schedule cancelled
China Eastern Airlines has cancelled Mandalay-Wuhan flight schedule due to the spreads of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) in Wuhan of China, according to Mandalay Region Public Health Department.
— Eleven Myanmar

PPP senator says Modi should be dragged to international courts
PPP Senator A. Rehman Malik in his second letter dispatched on Saturday to Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi urged
— Nation

Genocide charge dents halo of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi
When Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi walked into the International Court of Justice last month, she gambled the remaining shreds of her hard-won international reputation on a rebuttal of accusations that her country’s military committed genocide against minority Rohingya Muslims.
— Daily Times

China, Russia require revising Rohingya strategy
The claim of jurisdiction by UN apex court International Court of Justice in Rohingya genocide case would require concerned countries, especially Russia and China, to revise their strategies over Rohingya issue, said diplomats on Saturday.
— Newagebd


Feature photo Birds in Myanmar

This week’s Myanmar morning news feature photo focus on raptors of Asean, here the White-eyed Buzzard.


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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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