Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Mitchell says US keeping some sanctions

Monday, 23 July 2012 12:07 Mizzima News
Derek Mitchell, the new US ambassador to Burma, has reaffirmed the importance 
of keeping some US trade sanctions in place to encourage further and quicker reforms.

Burma, Thailand Sign Dawei MoU

BANGKOK—In his first visit to next-door neighbor Thailand as president, Thein Sein 
on Monday signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) aimed at tightening 
the growing economic links between the two countries.

Zay Kabar Launches Defamation Lawsuit

Zay Kabar, a Burmese company accused of illegal land confiscations, is suing 
Peace and Diversity Party Chairman Nay Myo Wai who has been helping alleged 
victims from Shwenanthar Village, Mingalardon Township, Rangoon.

Exporters reeling after Chinese meat ban

China’s ban on the importation of Burmese meats has left the country’s exporters 
with warehouses full of frozen meat that have yet to find a potential destination.

Burma, Thailand to push stalling port project

Thailand and Burma pledged on Monday to press ahead with a multi-billion-dollar 
deep-sea port project and to open new border crossings during summit 
talks focused on strengthening economic ties.

2012 July 22 FTUB statement on Freedom of Association Workshop in Myanmar _English Version_

2012 July 22 FTUB Statement on Freedom of Association Workshop in Myanmar _English Version