Myanmar Morning News For March 29

Myanmar Morning News For March 29

Myanmar morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.


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Peace possible, but only if we want it: State Counsellor
In her continuing quest for peace, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday visited Myitkyina in Kachin State, one of the most war-torn regions in the country.
— Global New Light Of Myanmar

Chinese charity group provides medical treatment for children
Fifty children suffering from congenital heart problems born to poor families in Myanmar will receive treatment in China, according to the Yankin Children’s Hospital in Myanmar.
— Global New Light Of Myanmar

25-bed hospital in Myebon to double its capacity
The Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw U Aye Thar Aung, accompanied by officials from the office of the Amyotha Hluttaw and the township administrator, donated offertories to the monks from monasteries and Pariratti Sarthintaik in Myebon Township, Rakhine State on Monday.
— Global New Light Of Myanmar

Fruit, vegetable and flower wholesale market to be opened in Danyingon
Fruit, vegetable and flower wholesale market will be opened in Danyingon, Insein township, Yangon region at the end of April, according to an official from MAEX (Myanmar Agro Exchange Public Limited).
— Global New Light Of Myanmar

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Centre asked to urge Myanmar to drop border fencing project
Nagaland Assembly today passed a government resolution appealing to the Centre to urge the Myanmar government to permanently drop the Indo-Myanmar border fencing project.
— Economic Times

Myanmar Mulls Ban on Temple-Climbing for Tourists
The stairs are worn down by a millennia of use, but soon the footsteps on some of Myanmar’s most sacred temples may cease amid concerns about the damage done by increasing numbers of tourists.
— Voice of America

Renewed Activities by Myanmar Border Guards Create Fears among Rohingyas
The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) has recently renewed suspicious activities in Northern Maungdaw that have been creating tremendous fears among the local Rohingyas of being targeted once again, it has been reported.
— Royingya Vision

Demand to stop dam projects
About 400 villagers gathered on the banks of the Namtu River in Hsipaw township, Shan State last week to protest the construction of a dam which they said will submerge their homes and lands.
— Myanmar Times

British trade mission targets ASEAN integration
The UK Department of Trade (DIT) is leading a trade mission to Southeast Asia and the delegation will visit Myanmar on March 30 and 31. The trade mission focuses on infrastructure, energy and education.
— Myanmar Times

China holds military drills near restive Myanmar border
China’s army held drills near its border with Myanmar on Tuesday, state media reported, in a show of strength from Beijing following weeks of clashes between ethnic rebels and Myanmar’s military.
— Coconuts Yangon

Government to provide cheap channels under national satellite programme
Myanmar has pursued a satellite programme named “Myanmar Sat 1” and plans are underway to provide channels for government ministries and private companies at reduced price rates, said Union Minister for Transport and Communications, Thant Sin Maung.
— Eleven

Myanmar legislation fuels investors’ interest
Though multinational companies are still on the waitandsee move to enter Myanmar, the nation’s recent legislative reforms to create a more enabling business environment will create positive signals for foreign direct investment inflows, according to a panel discussion by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group taking place on last Thursday.
— Eleven



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Stella-maris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Education from Ebonyi State University, Nigeria in 2005.

Between November 2010 and February 2012 she was a staff writer at Daylight Online, Nigeria writing on health, fashion, and relationships. From 2010 – 2017 she worked as a freelance screen writer for ‘Nollywood’, Nigeria.

She joined AEC News Today in December 2016.

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