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A Cashless Future For Myanmar

Source: The ASEAN Post

Published on June 6, 2020, 2:49 p.m.

Surveying 504 people in Myanmar across Yangon, Pathein, Mandalay and Magway in September 2018, Visa found that up to 60 percent of consumers use cashless payments to settle payments in hypermarkets and supermarkets.


Transnational trust trumps trafficking

Source: Asia Times

Published on June 6, 2020, 2:46 p.m.

hree Golden Triangle countries are collaborating to fight illegal wildlife trade



Not Only In Ladakh, China Is Needling India In Myanmar As Well Through Its Proxy Rebel Groups There

Source: Swarajya

Published on June 6, 2020, 2:39 p.m.

India’s crucial Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project that aims to provide a direct route from Kolkata to Myanmar and then to Mizoram through sea, river and land has come under fresh threat from the Arakan Army (AA).

Jaideep Mazumdar

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GEP readies stock listing to fund growth

Source: Bangkok Post

Published on June 6, 2020, 2:27 p.m.

Green Earth Power Thailand Co (GEP), a developer of the largest solar farm in Myanmar, is preparing to list on the Stock Exchange of Thailand to raise funds to expand its solar energy empire.



With Myanmar Set to Vote in November, Opposition Wants a Precise Date

Source: The Union Journal

Published on June 6, 2020, 1:49 p.m.

The absence of a particular ballot date has actually drawn criticism from the primary opposition celebration that argues that the absence of a company ballot date will provide de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s judgment National League for Democracy (NLD) an unreasonable benefit in the run-up to the vote.

Miriam Jackson


Myanmar Avoids Helping Rohingya Minority Despite International Court Order, Observers say

Source: Voice of America (VoA)

Published on June 6, 2020, 1:39 p.m.

Myanmar has sidelined an international court order to improve conditions for its long-embattled Rohingya minority, despite fears that the Southeast Asian government is trying to commit genocide against the group, observers say.

Ralph Jennings


Ethnic Rakhines next in Myanmar’s firing line

Source: Arab News

Published on June 6, 2020, 1:24 p.m.

In the past week, the international press has reported that Myanmar has burned down another village, Let Kar, even as the country is due to report to the International Court of Justice on its progress in making Rakhine state safe for the Rohingya refugees it has expelled over the past three years.


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For privacy, LGBT Burmese use a secret language of their own

Source: Erasing 76 Crimes

Published on June 6, 2020, 1:15 p.m.

Gay and transgender people in Myanmar (formerly Burma) often use a language of their own, called “bansaka”, which allows them to chat with each other without being understood by outsiders.


Myanmar’s Ruling NLD Must Address Its Achilles' Heel: Choosing the Wrong People

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on June 6, 2020, 12:58 p.m.

Here’s a simple fact: While Myanmar’s de facto leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is still incomparably popular—even beloved as “Mother Suu”—among the population, to the great majority of voters, her team has been a disappointment.


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COVID-19 Frontline Volunteers in Myanmar in Need of Protective Equipment and SafetyTraining

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on June 5, 2020, 11:03 a.m.

A COVID-19  frontline volunteer from Pathein Township in Ayeyarwady Region has called on State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to provide enough safety equipment and training to frontline volunteers at quarantine centers.