Thursday, October 25, 2012

Sawmill Owners Send Complaint Letter To President

24 Oct 2012
Seven sawmill owners recently wrote a complaint letter to the President Thein Sein 
regarding the alleged unlawful activities of the local forestry department. 
The business owners decided to formerly  complain to the president after  
the regional chief minister failed to take action.

Security Force Attacks Fishing Boats

24 Oct 2012
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Nasaka border security force opened fire on several 
Rohingya fishermen on the Naf River, on Oct.20, according to a fisherman 
who spoke with the Kaladanpress on condition of anonymity.

Burma’s gas exports on track for slight increase

24 Oct 2012
Burma’s natural gas export income during the previous six months hit almost US$ 1.7 
billion and is likely to reach more than $3.5 billion this fiscal year, 
according to Ministry of Commerce figures.

Shwe Gas Project Workers Not Paid By Indian Company

24 Oct 2012

Some workers employed by Punj Lloyd oil and gas company have walked off 
the job after not being paid for months. The Indian company has been hired 
by the Chinese owned CNNP for construction on the Shwe Gas Project.

Direct Mandalay-Gaya flights to be launched

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 13:29 Mizzima News
Burma’s national carrier, Myanmar Airways International (MAI), will launch direct 
flights between Mandalay and India's Gaya city starting on Nov. 1.


Asean readies for crucial summit meeting

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 12:30 Mizzima News
President Barack Obama, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Chinese 
Premier Wen Jiabao and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda will attend 
the 21st Asean Summit and related summits in Cambodia on Nov. 15-20, 
Cambodia's Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said on Monday.