The commission said a probe would be premature as the government and auditor general were still following up on the audit findings; reaction from lawyers and lawmakers was mixed.
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City yet to fully comply with order from President’s Office to have Press Council mediate its dispute against three journalists
Thousands turn out as Yangon Zoo throws jumbo-sized birthday bash
Locals say about 600 of them signed a letter opposing the mine's development, which they fear will pollute their streams and farms.
Myanmar is keen to see a rise in responsible and quality investments from Hong Kong as part of their plan to raise $200 billion in foreign investments over the next 20 years.
With the help of local authorities, the refugees said this year's religious festivities were bigger and brighter than in years past.
Though 70 percent of Myanmar’s garment exports go to the EU, investors in the industry are mostly Asian, so revoking the GSP won’t affect foreign investment, according to DICA.
The men were arrested Thursday in possession of a percussion rifle, bullets, poison and other items often used to hunt elephants. A fourth man escaped.
In Japan, where funerals can cost $17,800 or more, many elderly—especially those living on social welfare with no close relatives—do not leave enough money for a proper burial.
Cambodia failed to allay criticisms of authoritarianism and rights abuses that threaten the country's duty-free trading access to the European Union.
An angry mob threw stones at police near the site of a deadly railway accident in north India, demanding immediate financial compensation for the families of the victims.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the views on this critical issue put forward by participants in the recent peace summit in Naypyitaw.
As EU mulls sanctions, Chinese online shopping giant scales up activity here amid murky e-commerce laws
Workers would pay the price for withdrawal of trade preferences, which would destabilize the country, Ambassador Ichiro Maruyama says.
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