Myanmar Morning News For September 28

Myanmar Morning News For September 28
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Myanmar morning newsEconomics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
The furor in the international community over the actions of the Myanmar armed forces in Rakhine state in recent weeks has led to widespread criticism of the civilian National League for Democracy (NLD) government, unofficially led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
— The Diplomat

Rohingya crisis: Government will take over burned land, says Myanmar Minister
Myanmar’s government will manage the redevelopment of villages torched during violence in Rakhine state that has sent nearly half a million Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, a minister was reported on Wednesday as saying.
— The Economic Times

Myanmar-based diplomats, UN agencies invited to study Rakhine situation
Foreign diplomats and United Nations agency officials based in Myanmar have been invited to visit Rakhine State to study the situation there, permanent secretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Kyaw Zeya told the Daily Eleven on Tuesday.
— Eleven Myanmar

Developer brushes off concerns about Myotha Industrial Park
DEVELOPER Mandalay Myotha Industrial Development has brushed off human rights concerns and accusations in relation to the Myotha Industrial Park in Mandalay, while the International Federation for Human Rights argued that the process for the establishment of the park underscores the failure by the developer to conduct proper human rights due diligence.
— Myanmar Times

‘Traders positive about GST’, says PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday during his monthly Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) meeting stated that traders across the country are positive about GST but they need hand-holding so that their problems can be resolved.
— Business Standard

Monk-led mob in Sri Lanka attacks Muslim refugees from Rakhine
Radical Buddhist monks stormed a United Nations safe house for Rohingya refugees near Sri Lanka’s capital Tuesday and forced authorities to relocate the group, officials said.
— Frontier Myanmar

Gov’t arranges media tour to Maungdaw Township
Under the arrangement of government, more than 30 local and foreign reporters went to mass graves of Hindus brutally killed by ARSA terrorists, near Yebawkya village in Khamaungseik in northern Maungdaw Township, Rakhine State, to cover news.
— Eleven Myanmar

Army ambushes Naga insurgents along India-Myanmar border
The Indian Army on Wednesday shot down several Naga insurgents belonging to the NSCN-Khaplang or NSCN(K) militant group along the India-Myanmar border in the wee hours of morning even as it refuted claims of carrying out a ‘surgical strike’ or the Indian troops crossing over the international border.
— Hindu Business Line

Two new taskforces to monitor and facilitate Dawei SEZ
TWO taskforces have been formed to review Dawei SEZ’s development: one will focus on problems encountered with the developer for the initial phase, the other on upgrading an existing two-lane road connecting Htee Khee to an ASEAN-standard highway.
— Myanmar Times

Pakistan can use Rohingyas as terrorists, says J&K Deputy CM
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Wednesday said Pakistan can use Rohingyas as terrorists.
— Business Standard


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