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News Myanmar » Kayin: 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census - Policy Brief on Education

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/myanmar/2014-myanmar-population-and-housing-census-policy-brief-education
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

(1) Literacy among young people (15 to 24 years old) is now high, at 94 per cent, but focussed efforts are needed, particularly in Shan and Kayin, to achieve universal literacy. (2) Among young adults, aged 25 to 29, nearly 3 in 10 (27.8 per cent ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Myanmar Plans to Legalize Casinos Amid UN Ethnic Cleansing Row

News channel or source: https://www.casino.org/news/myanmar-legalize-casinos
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

In January, according to the Myanmar Times, five regional and state chief ministers petitioned the government to allow them to host casino operations in hotels in their respective areas. Senior officials from Mandalay, Tanintharyi, Shan, Kayin and Mon ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Myanmar government softens stance on casinos

News channel or source: https://calvinayre.com/2018/02/12/casino/myanmar-government-softens-stance-casinos/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The debate on whether to allow casino gambling in Myanmar started in December when ministers from Mandalay, Tanintharyi, Shan, Kayin and Mon asked Vice President U Henry Van Thio to allow casino operations in hotels. Casinos are not legal on the Myanmar ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Myanmar power plans could spare the Salween

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096453171/Myanmar-power-plans-could-spare-Salween?src=RSS
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi-led government aims to tackle the ... revealed last year that the Hat Gyi Dam – another project on the Salween further south in Kayin (Karen) state – had been stopped due to armed conflict. A Thai engineer working for EGAT ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Q&A: Patrick Brown, World Press Photo of the Year nominee

News channel or source: http://www.bjp-online.com/2018/02/qa-patrick-brown-world-press-photo-of-the-year-nominee/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

PB: I’ve worked in Asia for many years, and a large portion of that has been photographing Myanmar and it’s troubles with its ethnic minorities – not just the Rohingya, but also the Kachin, Kayin, Kayah, Mon, and Shan all have horror stories of war ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Minister says Myanmar open to allow casinos: report

News channel or source: http://www.ggrasia.com/minister-says-myanmar-open-to-allow-casinos-report/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Senior officials from Mandalay, Tanintharyi, Shan, Kayin and Mon made the representation, reported the Myanmar Times newspaper, citing as the source Yan Win, the chair of the Myanmar Tourism Federation. According to Eleven Media, the Central Committee for ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Coal plan sparks ire as Myanmar struggles to keep lights on

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/556850/Coal-plan-sparks-ire-as-Myanmar-struggles-to-keep-
Publication date: Sunday 16 July 2017

Coal would be one of the quickest ways to ramp up power generation but, as protests against the proposed 1,280 megawatts (MW) project in the eastern Kayin state show, the option is unpopular in Myanmar. More than 100 activist groups across the country have ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Myanmar: Our Wish, Our Question

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcmediaaction/entries/c76822d6-bf66-47fb-b105-5eb95ffc67d7
Publication date: onday 31 October 2016

We recount a nerve-racking visit to Myanmar’s ethnically diverse Kayin State - as it recovers from years of conflict - to give young people a rare chance to voice their opinions and question their leaders. Rain is sparkling in a pool, reflecting the lush ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Fight against malaria unites old foes in Myanmar - TRFN

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-peace-myanmar-health/fight-against-malaria-unites-old-foes-in-myanmar-trfn-idUKKBN0JW0AU20141218
Publication date: Wednesday 17 December 2014

TA GAY LAUNG, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the middle of a bustling village hall in Myanmar’s Kayin state, a government health worker pricks the finger of a child to extract a tiny drop of blood for a malaria test. A scene unthinkable just a ...

News Myanmar » Kayin: Myanmar’s landmines hinder return of displaced

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/report/97768/myanmar%E2%80%99s-landmines-hinder-return-displaced
Publication date: uesday 02 April 2013

Landmines in Myanmar's southeastern Kayin and Kayah states and Bago division, and in the northern Shan and Kachin states, threaten the return of more than 450,000 refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). “There will be no active promotion of ...