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Children’s health must be priority

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 8:41 a.m.

Early childhood is arguably the most crucial stage of life. Brains develop. Bodies grow. Social skills are learned, and character is built. 

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Moving forward with courage, metta and perseverance

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 8:38 a.m.

She plays a major role in running one of Myanmar’s largest financial institutions and chairs one of the biggest contributors to social and community development in the country – the Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation.

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Protesting workers arrested on march to Nay Pyi Taw

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 8:34 a.m.

Workers marching from Bagan to Nay Pyi Taw to ask for government help with a labour dispute in Mandalay Region were arrested by police on Thursday.

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Complaint against new chief justice to be reviewed

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 8:31 a.m.

U Kyaw Zaya, MP for Dagon township constituency 2, said if the complaint is found to be true, at least one quarter of MPs will be required to sign the order terminating the appointment.  

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“A Declaration of War on Us”: The 2018 VFV Law Amendment and its Impact on Ethnic Nationalities

Source: Transnational Institute

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 8:25 a.m.

The recently adopted amendment by parliament to the 2012 Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law (VFV Law) has immediate, deep and far-reaching implications for many millions of rural working people in Myanmar, especially in ethnic nationality regions. 

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Indian exhibitors express confidence in Myanmar’s market

Source: Mizzima

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 7:59 a.m.

Indian exhibitors from various industry sectors expressed their confidence in Myanmar’s growing market on Thursday, the opening day of the 5th Enterprise India in Yangon.

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Myanmar urged to help refugees

Source: Australian Associated Press

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 7:57 a.m.

Australia's foreign minister has told Myanmar to allow Rohingya refugees freedom of movement and access to education.

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Myanmar’s economy depends on Rakhines stability: trade body

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 7:53 a.m.

Despite rich resources and good geographical location, Rakhine State has many challenges to overcome if it is to attract foreign investments, people in the business community say.

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Myanmar takes steps to implement child labour eradication program

Source: Xinhua

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 7:45 a.m.

Myanmar is moving to implement a child labour eradication program and the related national-level work program (draft) is being sought at a Myanmar National Committee on Child Labour Eradication meeting, Myanmar News Agency reported Thursday. 

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UNDP pledges to continue aid for Myanmar

Source: Xinhua

Published on Dec. 14, 2018, 6:08 a.m.

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has pledged to continue assistance to Myanmar government's endeavors to achieve rule of law, socio-economic development, national reconciliation and peace process in the country.

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