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Debt and misery stalk the delta’s salt farms

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on June 14, 2019, 9:10 a.m.

Life’s hard for the salt farming communities in the far south of Ayeyarwady Region, where services are basic, food is scarce and debt is never-ending.

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NCA signatories meet with UPDJC

Source: Mizzima

Published on June 14, 2019, 9:07 a.m.

Signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) and the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC), which has been formed with representatives from political parties, began an unofficial meeting in Yangon yesterday

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Nationalist monk group to hold annual meeting next week

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 14, 2019, 9:02 a.m.

The nationalist Buddha Dhamma Parahita Foundation, set up by former members of the Ma Ba Tha (Organisation for Protection of the Nation and Religion), will hold its annual meeting in Yangon next week.

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First Myanmar business environment index published

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:59 a.m.

Businesses in Myanmar are concerned about infrastructure quality and skilled labour availability, the latest report on private sector economic governance reveals.  

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Army’s Tough Stance on 3 Northern Alliance Groups Thwarts Bilateral Deals: AA Chief

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:54 a.m.

The commander-in-chief of the Arakan Army, (AA), Major-General Tun Myat Naing, said negotiations on bilateral ceasefire agreements will fail if the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw) maintains its hardline attitude toward three of the four members of the Northern Alliance.

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Join Peace Process, Don’t Complain from Outside: Senior Govt Negotiator

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:52 a.m.

When it comes to the peace process, it is better to come inside the house and start a debate than shouting and stoning the house from outside, said U Khin Zaw Oo, a member of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC) secretariat.

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Civilians Injured, School Shelled in Army Response to Mrauk-U Ambush

Source: The Irrawaddy

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:51 a.m.

At least three men and a child from northern Rakhine State’s Mrauk-U Township were wounded when a military unit opened fire along a village road Thursday afternoon, witnesses and members of a local rescue team say.

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IDPs, Villagers Call for Militia Camp to Relocate

Source: Kachin News Group

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:40 a.m.

The camp—built in May—is located around 100 feet from San Pya village and the Lawt Ja IDP camp. It is reportedly an ethnic Shanni People’s Militia Force (PMF)—an armed group backed by the Burmese military.

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Myanmar and Lao to get infrastructure boost

Source: The Asean Post

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:37 a.m.

The regional bloc unveiled a list of 19 projects in the Initial Rolling Priority Pipeline of Potential ASEAN Infrastructure Projects (Initial Pipeline) on Monday, one of the initiatives under the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025.

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Myanmar-India relations as Narendra Modi secures a second term

Source: Mizzima

Published on June 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m.

Mizzima editor and producer Myo Thant recently interviewed the new Indian Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr Saurabh Kumar. In light of the recent re-election of Indian PM Narendra Modi, we took the opportunity to take a look at Myanmar-India relations. 

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