Thursday, September 06, 2012

Suu Kyi urges ‘respect’ in constitutional tribunal standoff

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 12:45 Mizzima News
Any solution to the standoff between the Burmese Parliament and the Constitutional 
Tribunal must be settled in a manner fair to both sides, opposition leader 
Aung San Suu Kyi said this week.

No changes in the countryside

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 14:19 S.H.A.N.
Continued influx of rural people from southern Shan State, more than half a year 
after ceasefire agreements were signed proves that the much vaunted reforms 
are only in urban areas but not in the countryside, according to aid workers on the border.

Global investment forum to be held in Naypyitaw

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 15:23 Mizzima News
Euromoney, the world's leading organizer of conferences, will launch the Myanmar 
Global Investment forum at Myanmar International Convention Center (MICC) 
in Naypyitaw on Sept 12-13.

Canada’s new Burmese embassy to have trade commissioner

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 14:45 Mizzima News
Canada’s new embassy in Burma will have a full-time trade commissioner, 
officials said.
President Thein Sein, in meetings with Canadian Minister of International 
Trade Edward Fast on Monday, said that the two countries have opened 
a new chapter through high level visits and renewed bilateral ties.

Suu Kyi to speak in central US

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 14:21 Mizzima News
Aung San Suu Kyi will visit a Burmese community in Fort Wayne next month 
during her trip to the US, activists in the Indiana Burmese community said on Tuesday.

Paddy fields spoiled by floods, but rice prices low

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 13:55 Si Thu
Rangoon (Mizzima) – After a vast swath of paddy fields in Irrawaddy, Pegu 
and Rangoon Regions were spoiled by floods in August, an official 
at the Myanmar Rice Industry Association (MRIA) said that they are selling
reserve rice to prevent higher prices.