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News Myanmar » Economy: Myanmar Tourism Bouncing Back Despite Rohingya Crisis

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/22/myanmar-tourism-bouncing-back-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

estimated that tourism could contribute $14.1 billion to Myanmar’s economy by 2030 and employ around 2.3 million people. “Tourism in 2017 was definitely impacted in the overall market, particularly with regard to visitors from Europe,” Enrico Cesenni ...

News Myanmar » Economy: EU turns screw on Myanmar and Cambodia over rights abuses

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/a5976a4e-17f4-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The EU is expected to draw up a list of Myanmar military officers to target, while possible measures against Cambodia include a rollback of trade preferences for an economy that supplies leading multinationals. The action, set to be endorsed by EU ...

News Myanmar » Economy: Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/myanmar-farmers-going-against-the-grain-with-apps/article/515202
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Field work - Greater productivity at Myanmar's farms could reshape both its economy and society, says 71-year-old agricultural expert Myo Myint. "Many workers migrate to other countries because they can't make enough money to live from agriculture in ...

News Myanmar » Economy: Myanmar’s two newest telcos ready to roll out 4G

News channel or source: http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3788005/Capacity-Voice/Myanmars-two-newest-telcos-ready-to-roll-out-4G
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Star High Public Company – a subsidiary of Myanmar military-backed Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC) – which owns 28% and a consortium of eleven Myanmar companies. The operator won its 900MHz/2100MHz operating licence in January 2017 is aiming to ...

News Myanmar » Economy: The US signals tougher stance against Burma on Rohingya crisis

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/19/burm-f19.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

However, the growing international outrage over the humanitarian crisis, along with the country’s economic problems, has compelled Burma to turn to China for assistance. Without a doubt, as reflected in Haley’s remarks, the Trump administration has ...

News Myanmar » Economy: UK's top diplomat meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/uks-top-diplomat-meets-myanmars-suu-kyi-rohingya-124126831.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Cardinal Charles Bo said that even though the Myanmar government was making plans to receive Rohingya back, many would opt to go elsewhere. He cited security fears, continued discrimination and economic necessity. Bo, who was at a Vatican conference on ...

News Myanmar » Economy: A separate sub-region for Rohingyas is the only way to safeguard them: Myanmar expert Muang Zarni

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/869326/a-separate-sub-region-for-rohingyas-is-the-only-way-to-safeguard-them-myanmar-expert-muang-zarni
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

economic, social and intellectual existence, as a minority community has been completely and intentionally destroyed from its very foundations? Myanmar military burned nearly 350 villages systematically in a region stretching 100 kilometres within several ...

News Myanmar » Economy: Cash is king in Myanmar, but for how long?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/cash-is-king-in-myanmar-but-for-how-long/ar-BBJpiej
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Since 2012, Myanmar has seen a steady economic growth, but most people in the Southeast Asian country still don't possess a bank account and prefer to use cash for financial dealings. Ate Hoekstra reports from Yangon. "If a customer wants to buy a new ...

News Myanmar » Economy: Photos | A Journey through Yangon, Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/14/photos--a-journey-through-yangon-myanmar.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Yangon is Myanmar's center for trade, with a very convenient location right on the Yangon River. Smaller boats in Yangon port in the midst of larger ships. Fishing is essential for the local economy as well as a food source for the community. A local ...

News Myanmar » Economy: FEATURE: Cardinal Bo: As Lent Approaches, Myanmar Can Only Cry for Its People in Exodus

News channel or source: https://zenit.org/articles/feature-cardinal-bo-as-lent-approaches-myanmar-can-only-cry-for-its-people-in-exodus/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Myanmar has been a country of concern for Trafficking in Persons Report (2017). Economic and political and continued conflicts have continued to contribute to this and unskilled and under-educated men and women end up as modern slaves “in economic ...