Myanmar to experience higher economic growth than ‘Developing East Asia’, says World Bank

Following recent institutional and policy reforms and international re-engagement, Myanmar can expect economic growth to reach 8.5 percent this year and next, says a press release published by the World Bank on October 6.

Father of Kao Tao murders suspect requests chance to talk to his son

The murder of two British tourists on a beach in Thailand has caught media attention from around the world. With the focus now on the two Myanmar migrant workers charged with murder, Mizzima talked by phone October 8 to U Tun Tun Hteik, the father of Win Zaw Htun, 21, one of the two suspects.

The father lives in Kapi village, Kyaukphyu Township in Rakhine state.


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