The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

3MDG grant to strengthen healthcare system

The prescription: US$2.3 million, to be administered over two years, in support of the health system in Myanmar.

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Growing pains: Myanmar's ethnic media

Myanmar’s ethnic news outlets are quietly finding their place in the country’s shifting media landscape, writes Tim McLaughlin.

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Villagers demand democracy in wards

Villagers in Myinmu township, Sagaing Region say their ward administrator's appointment was not legal or democratic.

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Monks warn of possible return to military rule

Monks who coordinated the 2007 protests have issued a statement saying they are concerned that recent internal unrest will result in a return to military rule.

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Myanmar bans TIME cover story

Government spokesman U Ye Htut has announced a ban on TIME magazine's cover story on Buddhist-Muslim religious violence in order to "prevent further conflict".

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Anatomy of a legend: the Spitfires that never were

Chairman of Network Myanmar and Adviser to Bagan Capital Limited Derek Tonkin on the legend of the Spitfires.

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TIME defends article as online outrage grows

TIME magazine has moved to defend its cover story on Buddhist extremism, 'The Face of Buddhist Terror'.

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Doubts cast over Avaaz online petition

A Myanmar expatriate in the US says his email address has been used without his knowledge to sign an online petition against TIME magazine that has so far received more than 60,000 signatures.

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Myanmar to renegotiate resource deals

The Myanmar government plans to renegotiate billions of dollars of natural resource deals as it imposes tougher environmental standards and clamps down on corruption, says a leading US think tank.

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Forest reserve order ignores Nay Pyi Taw cases

Residents of more than 1200 villages no longer face the threat of prosecution, but no relief in sight for those on trial.

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