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China’s Exports Slump as Anti-virus Controls Close Factories

BEIJING – China’s exports fell by double digits in January and February as anti-virus controls closed factories, while imports sank by a smaller margin.

Exports tumbled 17.2% from a year earlier to $292.4 billion, a sharp reverse from December’s 7.8% …

Posted in Market March 7, 2020

SSPP/SSA Ready To Sign NCA

The Shan State Progressive Party/ Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) said it’s ready to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) when it’s all inclusive.

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Posted in Market February 29, 2020

Burma Army Arrests Civilian With Walkie-talkie

Soldiers apprehended a civilian in southern Shan State for carrying a portable radio transceiver.

Long Jingda, 52, was arrested after a column of Burma Army soldiers stopped him near Phat Pheik, located in Panglong township.

The soldiers accused him of …

Posted in Market February 29, 2020

Chinese Allegedly Run Illegal Car Rental and Taxi Businesses in Laos

Chinese entrepreneurs in Laos’ capital Vientiane are allegedly importing vehicles from China illegally for car rental and taxi businesses, much to the ire of their Lao competitors, RFA learned Friday.

The cars imported from China are mostly luxury vehicles and …

Posted in Market February 28, 2020

Peace Process and Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan

As the restarting of nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA)-based peace process gears to restart after more than a year of standstill, it is important to note that the government intention is to link the projected achievement of peace along the line …

Posted in Market January 30, 2020

Peace Process and Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan

As the restarting of nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA)-based peace process gears to restart after more than a year of standstill, it is important to note that the government intention is to link the projected achievement of peace along the line …

Posted in Market January 30, 2020