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Posts Tagged ‘The Myanmar Times’ (3 found)

Former regime defender to be state counsellor’s minister

U Kyaw Tint Swe has been appointed by President U Htin Kyaw and his name will be put to parliament tomorrow as minister for the newly created office of state counsellor, senior National League for Democracy official U Win Htein told The Myanmar Times yesterday […]

May 12, 2016  •  By Lun Min Mang  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protesting Workers Demand K4000 wage

demonstrator-protests-the-government-proposed-minimum-wageOver 200 workers from 15 different factories at the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone demonstrated yesterday in favour of a K4000 minimum wage, up K400 from the government-backed amount already rejected by factory owners as too expensive […]

July 13, 2015  •  By Nyan Lynn Aung  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Special rapporteur underscores need for new rights resolution

The United Nations General Assembly is in full swing, with the representatives debating, among other pressing issues, whether to pass another resolution on Myanmar. As part of that process, the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, has recently published her country report, which she will soon present to […]

October 27, 2014  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤