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.
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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.
Air pollution, caused largely by burning fossil fuels, is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person, making it the world's top killer, researchers say.
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.
Though sales figures were down on previous emporiums, more lots were sold than expected.
Police in Irrawaddy Region on Friday arrested a prison official transporting methamphetamine tablets hidden inside small cartons of milk.
After a short hiatus over fears the NCA has drifted from its original purpose, the KNU said it will return to the negotiation table provided implementation is “just and right.”
Amid a slowing economy and lagging international investment, Myanmar’s government approves formation of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations.
Police say they were surrounded by armed men while trying to arrest two human trafficking suspects, while one camp resident said they were shot at unprovoked.
The case could have repercussions for hundreds of other protesters who have not yet been charged.
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