Monday, May 28, 2012

Japan, Myanmar open trade talks

Yangon: Japan has opened negotiations with Myanmar on an 
investment agreement, the trade ministry said.
"Since many Japanese private companies are trying to do business 
with Burma (Myanmar), we want to reach the agreement 
as soon as possible," Mizzima News quoted an official as saying.


Myanmar power protests put new reforms to test

Bangkok—Protests in Myanmar over persistent power shortages 
have provided a test of how the count ry’s elected but military-
backed government will respond to rising expectations sparked 
by the past year’s democratic reforms. Small demonstrations 
over the last week in Myanmar’s two largest cit-ies 
and several towns could be seen as an

Japan makes major donation to fight hunger in Burma

Friday, 25 May 2012 16:34 Mizzima News
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday confirmed 
the receipt of US$ 10.6 million from the Government of Japan for its 
operations to fight hunger in Burma.