BUSINESS in BURMA THIS WEEK: Thein SEin says he aims to increase GDP to 9.1 percent; Telenor and Ooredoo awarded telecoms licences; and World bank pledges $2 billion in development aid.
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Following the approval of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Law by Burma’s Parliament on 23 Jan, Maung Aung, advisor to the Trade Minister, said the creation of SEZs should be[…]
After the success of the SEA Games, Burma is now preparing to host the ASEAN Para Games for the first time ever. With only a few days until the opening ceremony in Naypyidaw, the teams were more than ready.
DVB Debate discusses the obstacles that stand in the way of the next generation’s path to success.
Four privately-owned banks to open money exchange services in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore to help flows of remittances
Death sentences will be commuted to life imprisonment, jail terms above 30 years will be reduced to 30 years, those between 20 and 30 years will be cut to two decades and shorter sentences will be cut by a quarter
Burma’s army-backed regime may free more political prisoners on the upcoming national holidays of January 4 and February 12, according to an official from the lower house of parliament
Campaigners urge Washington to target with punitive financial measures all businessmen in Burma who prop up the government
Major scam that involved two dictators, Maldivian oil and Burmese crony companies may shed light on the island nation’s mid-2000s heroin explosion
Burmese junta and several crony companies played a key role in a money-laundering scam involving cut-price Maldivian oil
Majority of airlines to be sold off as rumours emerge of a spat over flag carrier Myanmar Airways International involving Maung Aye
Report of Shwe Mann’s visit to North Korea Report by the Burmese Military High-Level Representatives, Led by the Member of the State Peace and Development Council and Chief of Coordination[…]
Trafficked Burmese children as young as 10 kept in detention camp for nine months as Burmese embassy and UNHCR “play volleyball” with their futures
Nov 9, 2009 (DVB), Armed men in Burma's northeastern Shan state have kidnapped an official from the government's Military Affairs Security unit, locals said last week. Another man accompanying Sergeant[…]
Oct 16, 2009 (DVB), Two child soldiers in Burma have been put on death row after being accused of killing another child soldier during a fight, the sister of one[…]
Mar 16, 2009 (DVB), The imprisoned All-Burma Monks Alliance leader, U Gambira, has passed on a message of support to human rights and democracy activists in Burma to keep fighting[…]
Mar 3, 2009 (DVB), Generation Wave members Nyein Chan and Aung Ko Min were handed down jail terms by Sanchaung township court on 27 February for distributing leaflets marking the[…]
Feb 9, 2009 (DVB), The 13 remaining 88 Generation Students group members who were being held in Insein prison in Rangoon have been transferred to remote regions away from their[…]
Jan 21, 2009 (DVB), A recently-published compilation of interviews with inspirational figures in Burma has become a bestseller across the country, despite a general slump in book sales. Booksellers in[…]
Jan 7, 2009 (DVB), Saw Mra Aung, chairman of the Arakan League for Democracy, died of old age at his home in Rangoon on Monday at the age of 92,[…]
Jan 2, 2009 (DVB), The National League for Democracy has called for national reconciliation and the immediate release of all political prisoners in a New Year statement backed by MPs-elect[…]