Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Traders lodge complaint against Sein Nan Htike bean company

29 November 2011
New Delhi (Mizzima) – The owner of the Sein Nan Htike bean trading company has
failed to pay more than five billion kyat for beans, according to the Myanmar Beans,
Pulses and Sesame Merchants Association (MBPSMA).

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Burma’s oil and natural gas sectors eyed by Malaysia

28 November 2011
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Malaysian companies are preparing to invest more in Burma’s
inland oil and natural gas blocks. 

Transocean International’s semi-submersible drilling rig the Actinia. Last autumn,
the Actinia was contracted to drill in Burmese waters.

Bangladeshi PM in push for Burma gas

28 November 2011
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is due to travel toBurmaearly next month 
amid speculation that her country’s desire for gas imports from its neighbour to 
the east will dominate talks.

Bangladeshi cabinet ministers were in Naypyidaw last week for preparatory 
discussions prior to the 5-7 December visit by Hasina, her first toBurmasince 
coming to office in 2008.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Chief Minister Sacked for Bribery

27 November 2011
Burma's new government tackles its first case of official corruption outside the military.
Burmese women work in a rice field, Jul. 2, 2010. A Burmese regional minister has 
been sacked for what local merchants say was bribery connected to the rice trade.