$400 to be borrowed for poorest villages Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Thursday, May 14 2015

The Union Parliament has agreed to borrow $400 million to give to ...

SLCM aims to provide agri-financing solutions to farmers Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
Tuesday, May 12 2015

SLCM, the wholly owned subsidiary of Sohan Lal Commodity Management, a leading agri logistics and warehousing group, ...

Seven years on and cyclone shelter construction has stalled Photo: World Vision
Wednesday, May 6 2015

Only one of 45 cyclone shelters proposed to be built in 2012 have been constructed, this news comes shortly after the 7-year ...

Myanmar children in Kayah State. An estimated 100,000 children are expected to have their births registered for the first time.
Monday, May 4 2015

UNICEF is supporting the Myanmar Government in launching Birth Registration week in Ayeyarwady region, Kayin and Kayah states.

Waiting in a clinic in Kaying State. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Friday, April 24 2015

About three million pregnant women and children in Myanmar are expected to benefit from improved health services, and ...

The World Bank hopes its programme will help improve farmers' lives. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, April 24 2015

The World Bank Group’s board of executive directors have approved a US$100 million [K100 billion] credit to the Myanmar government for ...

Pedestrians walk past a branch of a United Overseas Bank (UOB) in Singapore, 18 June 2013. Photo: Sam Chin/EPA
Tuesday, April 21 2015

United Overseas Bank has just announced a financing agreement with Singapore-based company Royal GK, a company commissioned to help ...

Sand-mining at Ngapali beach. The “mass theft” of sand is destroying the beach, says the Alliance against Sand-mining at Ngapali and Myanmar Beaches. Photo: Supplied
Thursday, April 2 2015

President U Thein Sein is being asked to order a halt to sand-mining at Ngapali beach in an online petition being circulated by...

A girl in Myanmar is fed a meal after her mother received training in nutrition and hygiene from World Vision. Photo: World Vision
Monday, March 30 2015

The World Food Programme in Myanmar is short of US$35 million [K35 billion] for the country’s food assistance requirements this year.

Monday, March 30 2015

PlaNet Finance, the lead implementing agency for the EU-funded project 'Supporting Financial Access via Cooperative Upgrading and ...


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