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14 April 2019

Myanmar: French oil company Total says contract disclosure good for business, generates consensus

Author: Sebastian Sahla, Myanmar Times

"Contract disclosure good for business in Myanmar, Total says ...[C]ontracts....set out many of the most important terms under which investors operate, potentially including tax rates, environmental commitments and social obligations. In Myanmar, cont...

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30 March 2019

Myanmar: Employment agencies cheat workers by withholding 'taxes'; one agency only gave half of workers' wages

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Employment agencies accused of cheating Myanmar workers", 20 March 2019 Many Myanmar workers with work permits have been exploited by employment agencies as they prepared to leave Malaysia, according to a migrant-rights activist. ..."An agency tried ...

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30 March 2019

Myanmar: Network seeking an end to Myitsone Dam project will be set up

Author: Myat Moe Aung, Myanmar Times

"Network opposing dam project to be set up", 26 March 2019 A nationwide network seeking an end to the Myitsone Dam project will be set up.... A campaign aimed at stopping the project was held...to raise public awareness about the plan to set up the ne...

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20 March 2019
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Author: Thiri Min Zin,Ye Kaung Myint Maung和Roseanne Gerin,自由亚洲电台(美国)

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17 March 2019

Myanmar: Farmers fear land law requiring permit will be "selectively enforced" on them instead of large-scale land grabbers

Author: Thompson Chau & Kyaw Soe Htet, Myanmar Times

"Renewed fears of mass displacement as land deadline nears", 11 March 2019...

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17 March 2019

Myanmar: Su Kyi says Govt. must uphold dam projects despite environmental & social objections

Author: Thiri Min Zin, Ye Kaung Myint Maung & Roseanne Gerin, Radio Free Asia

"Myanmar's Leader Urges 'Broad-minded' Look at Chinese Dam And Other Big Projects", 14 March 2019...

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11 March 2019

Myanmar: Chinese joint venture Tha Khin Sit Mining faces charges for assaulting two reporters after story about protest against company’s site clearances for banana plantations

Author: Nan Lwin, Irrawaddy

"Joint Venture Chinese Company Faces Charges for Assaulting Reporters", 27 Feb 2019...

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11 March 2019

Myanmar: European brands linked to garment factories accused of targeting union leaders & labour abuses

Author: Kyaw Lin Htoon, Nikolaj Houmann Mortensen & Phyo Thiha Cho, Frontier, Danwatch & Myanmar Now

"Garment factories supplying EU market accused of targeting union leaders", 7 M arch 2019...

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9 March 2019

Myanmar: Illegal gold mine waste buries rice fields; farmers no idea who to ask for compensation

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Mine waste ruins 100 acres of rice fields in Sagaing", 4 March 2019 About 100 acres of paddy fields have been buried under tonnes of waste from an illegal gold mine in Sagaing Region.... ...Daw Nyein Khaing, a farmer in Laung Min village, said...said...

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9 March 2019

Myanmar: Banana plantation's chemical use pose harm to livestock & people

Author: Khine Thazin Han & Zaw Linn Naing, Myanmar Times

"Villagers say banana business threatens their way of life", 7 March 2019...

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