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Oil and gas sector needs efficient pipelines

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

The Myanmar government urged EU companies to invest in the country’s energy sector as industry insiders noted that gas exploration is one of the biggest opportunities in the power-hungry Southeast Asian country.

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Political prisoners given amnesty at right time: deputy minister

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

Political prisoners have been granted amnesty at the right and appropriate time, said Major General Aung Soe, the Deputy Home Affairs Minister, at the Amyotha Hluttaw session on June 21.

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Traders face devastation after China freezes accounts

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) in Yunnan province froze more than 100 bank accounts belonging to Myanmar citizens last week for allegedly being linked to online gambling, illegal transfers, illegal deposits and drawings in three provinces, including Inner Mongolia.

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Myanmar to host 3rd Asia-Pacific water forum

Source: Xinhua

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

YANGON -- Myanmar will host the 3rd Asia-Pacific Water forum in Nay Pyi Taw on Dec. 11-12 to seek ways of management of water resources, Myanmar News Agency reported Friday.

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Myanmar cardinal says there is no “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya minority

Source: Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, told Crux there are many issues the minority Muslim group are facing, including their citizenship troubles, but “ethnic cleansing” is not taking place.

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Hluttaw to debate Inle Lake conservation measures

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

A proposal to have conservation rules and procedures for the Inle lake, the second largest in Myanmar, has been submitted by U Win Myint Oo (or) U Nay Myo, Pyithu Hluttaw representative for Nyaungshwe, Shan State.

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30 Thai SMEs seek partners in Myanmar

Source: The Nation

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

WITH THE Asean Economic Community opening up the region, representatives of 30 Thai small and medium-sized enterprises visited Myanmar from Monday to Wednesday to seek out local partners.

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UN strongly rejects reports of removal of top official in Myanmar

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

The United Nations rejected media reports about the reshuffle of Renata Lok-Dessallien, the UN resident coordinator in Myanmar, in a statement issued late Wednesday.

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‘We don’t want the fence’: Residents in uproar over plan to divide Naga communities

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

Residents of India's Nagaland say a fence project on the Myanmar border the latest example of foreigners threatening their traditional way of life.

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Lower House accepts health insurance proposal

Source: Eleven Media Group

Published on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

MP Dr San Shwe Win of Yekyi Township submitted the proposal calling for an effective and affordable health-care system and the motion was supported and discussed by 15 MPs and the minister for health and sport.

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