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Around 30 trucks owned by a silica mining company had their route blocked as part of a protest against mining operations in Namhkam.
In business this week: Ministry of Commerce abolish trade registration fines; Burma market potential lures Thai investors; MP says corruption, waste risks more debt; Burma among world’s cheapest labour; Burma-China…
The Burmese parliament has approved a proposed loan of US$300 million from EXIM Bank of China to fund the Cooperative Ministry’s micro-financing projects
Restrictions on the movement and sale of poultry are in place as a H5N1 outbreak takes hold in Sagaing Division.
Education campaigners say they may to rethink their position, as the government’s planned briefing sessions were not previously agreed.