Price of gold increases in Rangoon; ASEAN, EU aim for free trade pact; Fruit growers encouraged to think globally; Thein Sein addresses minimum wage issues.
President notes that if wages are too high, it will affect production costs and foreign investment, but if too low then workers will take to the streets.
Despite a global drop in rice production in 2014, Burma increased cultivation and profits from export, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Residents in the Irrawaddy Region’s Pantanaw township, which has been submerged by floodwaters for more than a month, are calling for emergency relief
The Myanmar Rice Federation will sell off 10,000 bags of rice reserves a day to combat the increase in prices after flooding destroyed about 600,000 acres of paddy across the…