The deputy minister for transport said the 2017 start date for the $242 million project was delayed by negotiations with contractors but added that work began earlier this year.
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Union Parliament lawmakers said that rather than focusing on a waterway and urban heritage, the government should prioritize more pressing urban issues.
The Dawei Nationalities Party says officials in Tenasserim banned ethnic Dawei from writing signs in their language for this week's full moon festival and wants the order scrapped.
Project is first of three border development projects in Shan, Kachin states agreed upon by Myanmar and China
Security personnel of a mining company opened fire on a crowd of prospectors who gathered seeking early entry to a mine site in search of jade residue.
A court sentenced three men involved in the killing of a student from the Kyaukse Government Technical Institute; one received the death penalty.
Myanmar’s president appointed the country’s national security adviser U Thaung Tun as the head of a newly formed ministry that aims to boost local and international investment.
The opposition, which regards Mahinda Rajapaksa's administration as illegitimate, said it intends to remove funding for staff salaries and other costs in a vote on Nov. 29.
The Asia Times, citing unidentified diplomatic sources and analysts, reported on Thursday that Beijing had been lobbying Cambodia since 2017 for a naval base in Koh Kong Province.
Year-on-year visitor numbers are up 1.2 percent thanks to a rise in arrivals from Asia, according to the latest government figures.
Opposition party, finance company accused of arranging loans for constituents ahead of vote
The KNPP says misunderstandings of a 2012 two-way agreement, stipulating the movement of troops among other terms, need to be dealt with in order to move closer to signing the NCA.
The military-run ministry vets all proposed parties to make sure the applicants have no ties to terrorists or outlawed groups.
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