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Bidding lots called for Universal Service Fund

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on May 25, 2019, 7:02 a.m.

Request for Bids (RFBs) for Universal Service Fund (USF), a World Bank programme to expand communication services in underdeveloped areas, have been called to four bidding lots in Upper Myanmar.


Administrative apparatus oppressing people unwanted, President says

Source: Mizzima

Published on May 25, 2019, 6:51 a.m.

The President said these words at a meeting with government employees from departments in Naypyitaw held on 24 May at Naypyitaw Council Office.


Bangladesh to erect fence to fight Rohingya trafficking

Source: Yeni Şafak English

Published on May 25, 2019, 6:39 a.m.

Move aims to prevent Rohingya from being trafficked, halt them from leaving camp area, official says


Harsh drug sentences breed prison unrest

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on May 25, 2019, 6:09 a.m.

Recent prison riots were fuelled by the angst of prisoners serving long sentences for often minor drug offences and the apparent arbitrariness of the president’s Thingyan pardons.

Sithu Aung Myint

Opinion paper

Summit on indoor coverage digitalization held in Myanmar

Source: Xinhua

Published on May 25, 2019, 6:06 a.m.

The Myanmar Indoor Coverage Digitalization Summit was held Friday in Yangon, featuring in-depth discussions on promoting indoor coverage digital transformation and to standardize the country's ICS/FTTX industry.


India, China apathetic to asking Myanmar to ensure rights


Published on May 25, 2019, 5:56 a.m.

India and China are indifferent to Bangladesh’s request to use their influence on Myanmar to create conditions conducive to repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingyas to Rakhine State ensuring their rights. 

Shahidul Islam Chowdhury

Opinion paper

Easter Bombing Suspect No Longer in Myanmar: President’s Office

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on May 25, 2019, 5:48 a.m.

The Myanmar President’s Office said the actual suspect of Easter bombings that killed at least 250 people in Sri Lanka is no longer in Myanmar. 


Civilianizing This Militarized Nation Could Take Another Three Decades

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on May 24, 2019, 11:34 p.m.

Believe it or not, Myanmar’s current political transition to democracy is likely to require another 30-year cycle to complete.

Kyaw Zwa MOE

Opinion paper

Arrested Karen hunter is not KNU soldier

Source: Bangkok Post

Published on May 24, 2019, 11:29 p.m.

A Karen hunter who was arrested in the Sai Yok National Park on Wednesday was not a soldier of the Karen National Union as he earlier claimed, according to authorities.


Groups Call for Demilitarization of Areas Near Shan IDP Camps

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on May 24, 2019, 9:37 a.m.

The groups, the Shan Human Rights Foundation and Shan State Refugee Committee (Thai Border), issued the call in a report launched on Thursday.