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Tanyingone-Mingaladon-Paywetseikgone railroad section back into service on October 17

Source: Eleven Media Group

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 1:12 p.m.

Tanyingone-Mingaladon-Paywetseikgone railroad section was back into service on October 17 as it was already upgraded, said a source from Myanma Railways.

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Burma Army, TNLA Fight in Kutkai Township

Source: Shan Herald Agency for News

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 1:10 p.m.

The Burma Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) clashed in northern Shan State’s Kutkai Township on Wednesday morning, reportedly leading to casualties on both sides. 

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Rohingyas bypass govt’s ban on mobile services with MPT SIM

Source: Dhaka Tribune

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 1:06 p.m.

A significant number of Rohingyas living in the refugees camps of Ukhiya and Teknaf areas in Cox's Bazar, have been using Myanmar state telecom’s SIM (subscriber identification module) cards for their daily telecommunication needs.

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Myanmar awards LNG-to-power projects amid tight deadline

Source: Interfax Global Energy

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 1:04 p.m.

Myanmar has awarded three fast-track LNG-to-power projects to Hong Kong-listed VPower Group in a desperate attempt to avert a power supply crunch before elections in late 2020.

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Nepal, Myanmar sign MoU on tourism and culture

Source: Himalayan Times

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 1:02 p.m.

Nepal and Myanmar inked a memorandum of understanding(MoU) on cooperation in tourism and culture for strengthening relationship in this field following bilateral talks held today in the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari and State Counselor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Japan-Myanmar Vocational Training Institute seeks first batch trainees

Source: Eleven Media Group

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 1:01 p.m.

The Japan - Myanmar Vocational Training Institute, funded by the Japanese government, will now accept the first batch of trainees,, according to the Ministry of Education.

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Offshore Myanmar Platform FEED Goes to Doris, Hyundai

Source: Rigzone

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 12:57 p.m.

South Korea-based POSCO International has awarded DORIS Engineering and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the Shwe Project Phase 3 development offshore Myanmar, DORIS reported Wednesday.

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Tech Could Help Myanmar Smash Sex Taboos as Rapes Rise

Source: Reuters

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 12:55 p.m.

Technology could help Myanmar fight a rise in rape cases, said an award-winning entrepreneur who is using augmented reality (AR) to bring sex education to the socially conservative country.

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Human Rights Law Now Mandatory for Myanmar Law, Int’l Relations Students

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 12:53 p.m.

Human rights law is now a compulsory subject for law and international relations students at universities across Myanmar.

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Mon Soldier Killed on Myanmar-Thai Border in Karen Attack

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on Oct. 17, 2019, 12:52 p.m.

One member of the Mon National Liberation Army (MNLA) was killed by Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) attacks at two MNLA strongholds on Thursday, according to sources at the Three Pagodas Pass on the Thai border in Karen State.

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