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  • July 24, 2015

    USDP hardliner dies in Singapore

    ... he had controlled the countryโ s industrial sector for his 14 years at the ministry. Aung Thaung had four children: Commodore Moe Aung, Nay Aung, Pyi Aung (retired lieutenant colonel) and Khin Ngu Ye Phyo. Reports say his two sons Nay Aung and Pyi Aung (married to Nanda Aye, the daughter of former ruling...

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  • July 23, 2015

    Ranong fishing boat owners sell vessels

    He said that several owners who have no registration papers could not shoulder the financial burden. Without the papers, their boats cannot leave ports without risking actions. Meanwhile, they are charged Bt500 a day as docking fee per vessel, aside from expenses for the crew. They have put their...

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  • July 20, 2015

    A smartphone love affair

    ... now becomes the 12th major area under Telenor's coverage, joining Mandalay, Yangon, Sagaing, Bago, Magway, Ayeyawady, Kayin, Mon, Kachin, Shan and Nay Pyi Taw. Recently, Ooredoo increased its network and built new towers in two regions - Ayeyawady and Sagaing - and three states - Kachin, Shan and Mon. Moreover...

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  • July 20, 2015

    New bank to boost country's tourism

    ... licence in May. But the licence is yet to be given. We will open the new bank as soon as we gained the permission. The first bank will be open in Nay Pyi Taw and then Mandalay and Yangon," said the managing director. The proposed development bank will provide loans, technological assistance and communications...

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  • July 13, 2015

    Independent firms to get more loans

    ... rate, Ks2 billion each to Yangon, Mandalay, Ayeyawady and Sagaing regions and Shan State and Ks1 billion to other regions and states, including Nay Pyi Taw. The SMIDB loans are only handed out when entrepreneurs have a recommendation from their regional governments. They range from Ks10 million to Ks100 million...

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  • July 13, 2015

    Parliament keeps retirement age at 60

    The urgent motion was submitted on July 8 by Khin Maung Nyo, an MP of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), urging for no change of the retirement age to 63 years old. The urgent proposal to keep the retirement age at 60 was supported by 379 MPs opposed by 168 MPs, with 7 abstentions...

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  • July 13, 2015

    Gearing towards elections

    ... have a responsibility and we promise to try our best to ensure that the general election is clean, free and fair," he said. After a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, the UEC announced that the parties can nominate candidates from July 20 with August 8 the deadline for nominations and August 11 for revocation. The...

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  • July 9, 2015

    NLD to decide on contesting Myanmar elections within next few days

    ... in the upcoming CEC meeting. We will try to hold the meeting as soon as possible. Most CEC members will meet on July 11. The meeting will be in Nay Pyi Taw. There are nine CEC members in Nay Pyi Taw. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will attend the meeting." He continued: "Now that the election date has been announced, we have...

    Breakingnews
  • July 5, 2015

    Hundreds of trawler owners suspend operation in ports all around the country

    ... the strict rules would help protect the fishing industry as illegal fishing methods were destructive. He urged the government to negotiate with Nay Pyi Taw to give concessions to Thai trawlers to operate in their waters. Many trawler operators were forced to withdraw from Indonesia because the Indonesians...

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  • July 3, 2015

    Cooperation in tourism, mining with Mongolia sealed

    Among the deals are the Intergovernmental Agreement on Cooperation in Tourism Sector, MOU on cooperation between the capital cities, Ulaanbaatar and Nay Pyi Taw, and MOU on cooperation between the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and...

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