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Govt announces priority sectors for emergency loans in Myanmar

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:36 a.m.

The statement issued by the task force says that cut-make-pack enterprises in the garment industry, hotels and tourism businesses, and small and medium enterprises would be given preference for the loans.

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Myanmar enacts new insolvency legislation

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:35 a.m.

The new legislation will facilitate the government in managing and dealing with cases involving insolvency in Myanmar and is expected to strengthen the business environment and draw more foreign investors to the country, 

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State Counsellor says lockdown will be used only if needed

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:28 a.m.

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday that Myanmar will be locked down only if needed to slow the spread of COVID-19, which has infected 13 people and killed one in the past week.

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ARSA explosive kills two in Maungtaw

Source: Myanmar News Agency

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:28 a.m.

Two men were killed and three injured by an explosive triggered by ARSA in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State, yesterday morning.

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Chinese Embassy, Jack Ma Foundation, Alibaba Foundation donate Covid-19 medical supplies

Source: Myanmar News Agency

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:27 a.m.

Ms Li Xiaoyan, the Minister Counsellor from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar, explained the coordination between China and Myanmar in prevention, containment and treatment of Covid-19.

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NO TO DAM BUILDING: Loud call to leave rivers in peace

Source: Shan Herald Agency for News

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:18 a.m.

On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries’ indigenous, together with  thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them,  with hundreds more joined in via social media and digital outreach.

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Two killed in ARSA attack

Source: Mizzima

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:16 a.m.

Two men were killed and three injured by an explosive triggered by ARSA terrorist organisation in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State, yesterday morning, state media reported.

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Chin State hopes to ease overcrowding at IDP camps

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:11 a.m.

The Chin State government will build new shelters for thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in cramped quarters at churches and schools in Paletwa township, amid concerns over COVID-19 outbreak.

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Myanmar Forms Civil-Military Emergency Task Force to Boost COVID-19 Response

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:06 a.m.

Amid climbing number of COVID-19 infections, Myanmar has formed an emergency task force with military and civilian ministries to support measures around law enforcement and stability and to step up government efforts to respond to the pandemic in the country.

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Telenor follows Myanmar orders to block alleged ‘fake news’ sites

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on March 31, 2020, 9:05 a.m.

Norway’s Telenor says it will follow Myanmar’s other mobile operators and comply with the government’s order to block a list of “fake news” sites, including prominent ethnic media outlets, after initially refusing to do so.

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