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Hu Shuli: Reflections on Myanmar’s Leader

Source: CX Tech

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 11:15 a.m.

It was in September 2013 when I first met Aung San Suu Kyi at a summit in Singapore. Wearing traditional ethnic attire in violet and red blossoms in her hair, the Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate delivered a speech about her country’s transition, for which she received a warm round of applause. 

Bu Hu Shuli

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Japan and Myanmar’s Poisonous Friendship – The Diplomat

Source: Daily Research Plot

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 11:05 a.m.

Myanmar presented the ravenous Eastern other people inexpensive rice within the early 1950s, when Japan was once suffering to get better from International Struggle II. Japan is paying the folks again by way of supporting Myanmar’s apartheid regime towards the Rohingya.

Mike Butcher

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The business of plastic waste

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 10:56 a.m.

Plastic products are both a convenience and a curse but some innovative businesses in Yangon are striving to reduce their impact on the environment.



Source: Dagoretti News

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 10:36 a.m.

The ASEAN cross-border road transport market was valued at USD 2023.22 million in 2018. 


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More to China’s outreach than meets the eye

Source: The Tribune

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 10:31 a.m.

China has offered the Belt and Road Initiative to Myanmar in a bid to strengthen its hold on India’s eastern flank. Drawing Nepal into its strategic sphere, China has facilitated consolidation of Pakistan’s ISI in that country. Handing over India’s 5G network to China will be a strategic blunder.

Lt Gen PC Katoch (Retd)

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WION Edit: Can China still afford the Belt and Road initiative?

Source: WION

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 10:23 a.m.

The Belt and Road Initiative is a trillion-dollar world domination plan. Since President Xi Jinping's rise to power, China has begun throwing its weight around.


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CSOs demand suspension of contract signing for Kyaukphyu deep seaport project

Source: Eleven Media Group

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 10:18 a.m.

Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone Watch Group, a coalition of 18 CSOs, issued a statement on January 16, calling for the suspension of plans to sign the agreement on the implementation of Kyaukphyu Deep Seaport Project in Kyaukpyu Township in Rakhine State. 


Microfinance sector oversupplied and under-regulated, economist says

Source: myanmar-now

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 10:15 a.m.

Hopes that microfinance would lift Myanmar out of poverty also being stymied by sluggish economy and oversupply, says leading economist


Rohingya Crisis in Rakhine: Asean should push for long-term fix

Source: The Daily Star

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 8:58 a.m.

Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah has urged the Asean to address the “civil war” in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to find a long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis.


PH, Myanmar seek better defense ties

Source: Manila Times

Published on Jan. 19, 2020, 8:55 a.m.

THE chief of the Myanmar Navy visited Manila on Thursday in a bid to boost defense ties between the two countries.