Suggesting that Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazaar strive to have large families to qualify for additional food rations, Bangladesh considers introducing birth control measures.
The recent arrest of Latpadaung protestor Naw Ohn Hla and other peaceful demonstrators casts a pall over Thein Sein’s pledge to release all political prisoners before the year’s end.
The Tokyo-based firm said it aims to collect and analyse market trends for electric appliances while building ties with local and Japanese corporations based in Burma.
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.
Vietnamese businesses have been slow to tackle Burma’s emerging markets and are missing opportunities while other Asian and western entrepreneurs march in, local Vietnamese media reports.