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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Singapore beats China to become top investor in Myanmar

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:54pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Bangkok and Hong Kong Change prompted by US companies registering in city state to skirt sanctions, finance deputy says, as foreign investment heads for new high Singapore ... the National Emergencies Act, which bars US individuals and companies from investing or doing business with people linked to the army's repression of the democracy movement since the mid-1990s. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1642453/singapore-beats-china-become-top-investor-myanmar
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar bans women from working as maids in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Maids kept from HK, Singapore over abuse fears Myanmar has temporarily banned its women from working as maids in Singapore or Hong Kong because of concerns ... reports of widespread abuse, including the case of an Indonesian maid who allegedly endured months of torture by her Hong Kong boss. Myanmar- which only last year passed a law that allowed its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592019/fearing-abuse-myanmar-bars-its-women-maid-jobs-hong-kong-singapore
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... could rely on it year-around. Villagers have only one hour- 4pm to 5pm- to get their water during dry season, to limit its use. They are charged a tiny sum- 10 kyat for each bucket, or 8 Hong Kong cents. With so many takers it's enough money to pay for small upkeeps, like fixing the fence that surrounds the reservoir or stringing up electricity for lights. People walk for up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... the 41 political prisoners released in the December 11 amnesty, the 14th since Thein Sein took office, had been detained under his government, according to the Hong Kong-based Asian Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465825/ploughing-protesters-highlight-land-grab-grievances-myanmar
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar becomes a land of opportunity with political reform

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... to the rich and privileged. A SIM card is not the only thing in the realm of fantasy. Even investors who have seen the prices of property in Hong Kong soar in recent years could be forgiven ... at Yoma Strategic Holdings. Yoma, founded by Hong Kong-based Myanmese national Serge Pun, is one of the big property developers in Myanmar. A 5,000 sq ft condominium at Kandawgyi Lake, the prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1205689/myanmar-becomes-land-opportunity-political-reform
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar sees return of privately owned daily newspapers

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:15pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... papers, including dailies to be put out by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party and Thein Sein's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1204603/myanmar-sees-return-privately-owned-daily-newspapers
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Defamation case against Myanmar weekly dropped

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 03:42pm by AFP

    ... A Yangon court agreed to withdraw charges against The Voice at the ministry’s request, following mediation by a recently-formed press council. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1140236/defamation-case-against-myanmar-weekly-dropped
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar state newspapers to undergo revamp

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon New plan for media makeover Myanmar's state newspapers, long mouthpieces of the country's former junta and army hardliners, signalled a historic change yesterday, with a plan to transform into "public service ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1065974/myanmar-state-newspapers-undergo-revamp

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