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Heineken NV has opened a US$60 million brewery joint-venture just outside Rangoon as it attempts to entice Burma’s notorious loyal beer drinkers.
Garment factories threatening closure over proposed minimum wage adjustments could face legal action if they fail to obey official procedures.
Two hundred and fifty workers circled the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone on Sunday, chanting for a baseline daily wage of 4,000 kyat (US$3.33).
A Burmese serviceman accused of the attempted rape of a 73-year-old woman in Kachin State has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a military court.
The NLD says it will negotiate with ethnic allies to avoid clashing for certain seats; meanwhile Suu Kyi hints at alternative NLD candidate for president.