The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 21 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Counting costs ahead of the census

Government officials say US$15 million has been allocated in order to conduct Myanmar's census next year.

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Critics slam 'dangerous' Rakhine report

A report on the conflict in Rakhine State that advocates for 800,000 Muslims to be expelled to Bangladesh has been dismissed by some, condemned by others.

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Myanmar workers flock to Malaysia

The number of Myanmar jobseekers applying to work in Malaysia has not diminished despite recent violence.

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Mandalay-Myo Thar industrial project on its way

A potential stumbling block in the development of a 10,000-acre industrial park in Mandalay Region has been overcome, backers say, with almost all land compensation claims now settled.

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Palaung pact unsigned but talks to continue

A somewhat fiery first meeting between the Ta Aung National Liberation Front and the government has ended without an agreement.

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Three killed in flash flooding

Upwards of 30,000 people have been displaced and three killed by flash flooding in Karen State.

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US and Myanmar up military engagement

The United States plans to begin military engagement with Myanmar later this month to encourage the Tatmadaw to transform into a professional security force with civilian oversight.

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25,000 relocated to camps after floods

Nearly 25,000 people have been evacuated to makeshift camps after floods ravaged eastern Myanmar.

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Yangon university set to reopen

Three hundred students will later this year become the first undergraduates to attend Yangon University's main campus since bachelor courses were suspended almost two decades ago.

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Wake up and smell the coffee, government tells growers

Participants in a decade-old project to boost coffee production in Mandalay Region must get things brewing soon, officials say.

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