Burma is confident that it can become a catalyst for change in ASEAN when it takes the chair in 2014, but its domestic strife is likely to dominate the agenda
The 40-year loan – at a fixed 0.75 percent interest rate – would be used to develop the communications sector and to improve schools.
Burma’s main opposition party says it plans to convene a nationwide youth conference in December or January to empower a younger generation of political activists to prepare for leadership positions…
Due to a chronic shortage of midwives in Burma, expectant mothers are being put at risk from complications during pregnancy and birth.
Captain Mai Aung Ko, spokesperson for the TNLA, said the continuation of hostilities could hamper the “mutual trust-building process”.
Siam Cement Group confirms that it will proceed with plans to build a cement plant in Moulmein which it expects to open in mid-2016.