Myanmar Morning News For October 6

Myanmar Morning News For October 6

Myanmar morning newsRights group accuses Myanmar army of village massacre
Myanmar’s military has summarily executed several dozen Rohingya Muslims in a village in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, a human rights group says.
— UCA News

Ooredoo Myanmar launches mobile money service
Ooredoo Myanmar has announced the launch of a new mobile money service branded M-Pitesan.

Garment sector creates job opportunities for women with basic education
Myanmar’s garment industry is worker-based and creates job opportunities for women even with basic education level besides attracting foreign investment, the Union of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) said at a press conference on October 4.
— Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar has taken a giant step towards democracy, even as it is shackled by the Army, which will do everything to turn the clock back. But, fortunately, the country has the rare gift of a leader who is highly intelligent.
— Daily Pioneer

YCDC should speed up approval process for building construction
The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) should look into the long waiting times before permits to construct multi-storied buildings in the city are awarded to applicants, U Thet Tun Win, MP from Botahtaung Township, said at the Yangon Region Parliament.
— Myanmar Times

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Faced with discrimination, Rohingya struggle for an education
Sixteen-year-old Rok Sham wants to be an engineer. In March 2018, she will sit Myanmar’s national matriculation exams and expects to get distinctions in physics, chemistry and economics.
— UCA News

Kachin residents attack Chinese banana farms
The residents of Tarlawgyi in Kachin state have sent a complaint to the state minister against Chinese tissue-culture banana farms, sources said.
— Eleven Myanmar

Prince Charles to tour SE Asia, but to leave out Myanmar
Official visit to Myanmar was suggested for the trip, but it was omitted from the final programme issued on Wednesday.
— Thai PBS

Myanmar’s persecuted Muslim minority is fighting back with homemade weapons
For 28-year-old Rohingya Muslim shopkeeper Mohammed Rashid, the evening phone call from organizers of the fledgling insurgent movement came as a surprise.
— Reuters/Business Insider

NGO report on violence against factory workers ‘false’
A report of violence against workers in 20 factories in the Yangon Region industrial zone is false, Rakhine National Races Affair Minister Zaw Aye Maung said.
— Eleven Myanmar

Broken wings
Yangon chicken market should do its utmost to alleviate the poultry’s suffering.
— Myanmar Times

Thai investors are confident in Myanmar’s economy
Thai business and investors expressed full confidence in Myanmar’s economic potential and future progress.
— Myanmar Times

Thadingyut Festival celebrated in Yangon, Myanmar
A girl is seen during a Thadingyut Festival celebration in Yangon, Myanmar, Oct. 4, 2017. The Thadingyut Festival, the Lighting Festival of Myanmar, is held on the full moon day of the Burmese Lunar month of Thadingyut.
— Xinhua

Myanmar taps Israeli expertise in agriculture
ISRAELI expertise and technologies in agriculture are supporting Myanmar’s efforts in reforming its vast agriculture sector, while the recently enforced investment protection agreement is expected to boost inward investments for Myanmar in the long run.
— Myanmar Times


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