Pye, Burma Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Rohingya man who spoke to media killed in MyanmarRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 24 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 24 : Myanmar authorities reported the death of a Rohingya Muslim in Rakhine state days after he spoke with the media visiting the region, officials said on Saturday. [NK World] The decapitated body was found on the outskirts of Doe Dan, while his head was thrown near the country's border with Bangladesh, a police official told The Irrawaddy daily.

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  2. Myanmar To Relax Permanent Residence Application For Foreigners, Former CitizensRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio said on Thursday that the government will relax permanent residence application for foreigners and former Myanmar citizens, China's Xinhua news agency reported. U Henry Van Thio, Chairman of the Management Committee for Permanent Residence System for Foreigners, made the remarks at a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on the relaxation of some rules and regulations for the permanent residence in accordance with the international standards.

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  3. Suu Kyi has to rein in the violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Korea Herald

    The Myanmar government and Association of Southeast Asian Nations are struggling to find adequate solutions to the Rohingya crisis, but mere diplomacy is unlikely to help the benighted Muslim population concentrated in northeastern Rakhine state. The United Nations' Human Rights Office claims to be receiving daily reports of rapes, murders and other horrors.

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  4. Asean quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | Bangkok Post

    Asean foreign ministers have discussed the violent and dangerous situation in western Myanmar, but unfortunately failed to come up with a substantive solution. Credit is due to Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's political leader and foreign minister, for holding the "retreat" in Yangon on Monday.

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  5. Myanmar suspends auto imports in response to year-end rushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | Bangkok Post

    The Ministry of Commerce has suspended almost all car imports in response to a surge of people eager to purchase soon-to-be-restricted models in the hope of selling them at inflated prices next year, Union Minister Than Myint said. A new car import policy for 2017, released on Nov 30, will restrict imports to newer left-hand drive models.

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  6. Journalists allowed to tour conflicted areas in MyanmarRead the original story

    Monday Dec 19 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 19 : Myanmar authorities have allowed journalists from local and international media to make a three-day tour from Monday to Maungdaw township in Rakhine state to cover conflicts. [NK World] The permission was given for the tour in response to the call of Kofi Annan, chairman of the government-assigned Advisory Commission, earlier this month, to allow access to information in Rakhine state to refute rumours, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  7. Asean reveals its leaders' new skills at working togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 18 | The Nation

    Time and again, Asean has been severely criticised for failure to take up emerging issues quickly when they negatively impact on its reputation, unity and centrality. The current Rohingya crisis is the latest case in point.

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  8. Myanmar's fourth license before year-end?Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 | LIRNEasia

    I wrote earlier about the importance of timing when companies enter new markets. One hopes that this timetable will be adhered to in this fast maturing market.

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  9. Myanmar 2016 ICT survey released in YangonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 | LIRNEasia

    LIRNEasia's 2016 nationally representative survey of household and individual ICT use in Myanmar was released to the public at an event at the Novotel Max hotel in Yangon. MIDO and LIRNEasia talked to the news media following the presentation of the results.

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  10. Solution to Rohinghya crisis simple - it's called citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Nation

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been accused of opportunism for lashing out at Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her treatment of the Muslim Rohingya, which he has branded "genocide". But Najib's maverick behaviour threatens to undermine Asean leaders and the entire organisation unless they take a stand on the issue.

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  11. HRW accuses Myanmar army of burning Rohingya housesRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 13 : Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused the Myanmar army of burning hundreds of houses in the Rohingya Muslim minority villages where a massive military offensive has been ongoing for over two months. [NK World] The rights group, with the help of satellite images, said 1,500 houses were burnt by the army in the northern Rakhine state, EFE news reported.

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  12. India, Indonesia emphasise zero tolerance to terror; favour cooperationRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Dec 12 : India and Indonesia on Monday discussed the threat posed by global terrorism and other transnational crimes and emphasised "zero tolerance" for terror acts. [NK India] Both countries also resolved to significantly enhance bilateral cooperation in combating terror, money laundering, arms smuggling, human trafficking and cyber crime.

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  13. Absorbing Rohingya becomes a regional challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Rohingya women and children wait in a queue to collect water at the Leda camp, an unregistered camp for the Muslim refugees in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in southern Bangladesh. Photo: AP The Myanmar army crackdown in Rakhine state has overwhelmed the border area of Bangladesh and also eliminated the possibility of sending Rohingya migrants in Thailand back to Myanmar.

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  14. 5 reasons why Jokowi's visit is importantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Rediff.com

    It is often said that the India-Indonesia relationship is overshadowed by mutual neglect. Jokowi's visit has the potential to rejuvenate a most under-rated relationship, says Dr Rahul Mishra.

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  15. Asean principle of non-interference remains sacrosanctRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Nation

    Besieged Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak must have been out of his mind to personally attack Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi over the Rohingya crisis. It is one thing to show concern but quite another to indulge in naming and shaming colleagues to serve one's own interests.

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  16. Dinosaur tail discovered trapped in Myanmar amberRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Nerve News

    Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 9 - In one-of-a-kind discovery, a tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber in Myanmar, opening a new window on the biology of a group that dominated earth for more than 160 million years, a media reported on Friday. Described in the journal Current Biology, the examination of the specimen suggests the tail was chestnut brown on top and white on its underside.

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  17. Myanmar blames 'false news' for tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Daily Express

    Kuala Lumpur: Myanmar's highest ranking officials met with Malaysia Chief of Defence Forces General Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin at the Myanmar's capital to smoothen diplomatic ties. The Myanmar Times reported that Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing had met with Malaysia's military chief and assured him that the Rohingya community's rights were not being violated.

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  18. Yangon considers ending industrial zone bridge tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    The Yangon Region government is debating removing toll fees on three bridges that connect Hlaing Thar Yar industrial zone with Yangon and the Thilawa special economic zone following complaints they are excessive. "We are discussing with the Ministry of Construction the collection of fees on Bayint Naung bridge, Aung Zayar bridge and Shwe Pyi Thar bridge," Daw Nilar Kyaw, Yangon Region Minister for Electricity, Industry and Transportation, told a Hluttaw session on Dec 2. In order for products from the Hlaing Thar Yar industrial zone to reach local and foreign markets they have to cross one of the three bridges over the Yangon River.

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  19. Malaysian PM Razak criticises Myanmar over Rohingya issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak gestures while addressing ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees during a gathering in Kuala Lumpur on December 4, 2016 against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. AFP Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak gestures while addressing ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees during a gathering in Kuala Lumpur on December 4, 2016 against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

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  20. Myanmar to release 1800 spectrum for 4G by March 2017Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | LIRNEasia

    Data usage is increasing in Myanmar at rates way beyond expectation. Operators are scrambling to meet demand first with 3G and now with 4G.

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