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Myanmar president calls for cessation of armed conflicts

Dec 17 2012, 2:16am CST | by

Yangon, Dec 17 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for political stability, cessation of armed conflicts and socio-economic development of the people in the country, official media reported Monday.

Yangon, Dec 17 — Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for political stability, cessation of armed conflicts and socio-economic development of the people in the country, official media reported...

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Myanmar president calls for cessation of armed conflicts

Dec 17 2012, 2:16am CST | by

Yangon, Dec 17 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for political stability, cessation of armed conflicts and socio-economic development of the people in the country, official media reported Monday.

Yangon, Dec 17 — Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for political stability, cessation of armed conflicts and socio-economic development of the people in the country, official media reported Monday.

Speaking in Dawei, in Myanmar's southern Taninthayi region Sunday, Thein Sein expressed his hope that Taninthayi region would achieve development, said the New Light of Myanmar.

He underscored the need for qualified human resources who could harness rich natural resources, reported Xinhua.

Foreign investments with substantial capitals and technologies have been invited but there is a lack of regulations in allowing foreign investments which could beset more adverse consequences than favourable outcomes, he said.

The Foreign Investment Law, which is one of the integral parts of legislation, has been enacted, he said.

Referring to the UN Millennium Development Goals, he stressed the need to reduce poverty rate from 26 percent to 16 percent by 2015.

There are over 1,200 villages in Taninthayi region and over 60,000 across the nation.

IANS

 
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Myanmar in rare multi-party talks, Obama urges peace

Oct 31 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

YANGON - Myanmar’s political and ethnic leaders agreed on Friday to work together on reforms and peace talks ahead of a 2015 election after US President Barack Obama urged the government to make every effort to end ethnic conflict. The president and the military chief met opposition parties and ethnic minority groups at a roundtable meeting in the capital Naypyitaw, the fir ...
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Myanmar president opens unprecedented talks with Suu Kyi, army

Oct 30 2014 10:32pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Naypyidaw (Myanmar) (AFP) - Myanmar President Thein Sein opened unprecedented talks with army top brass and political rivals including Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital Naypyidaw on Friday ahead of crucial elections next year.Thein Sein and Suu Kyi walked into the meeting together to begin talks that are the first of their kind in the country as it moves to emerge from decades of outright military rule.Join the conversation about this story » ...
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Singapore Consortium Gets Big Myanmar Airport Contract

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A Singapore-led consortium received $1.4 billion contract to build a second international airport outside Yangon, Myanmar, the latest boost to improving lag ...
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Human Traffickers Turn to Bangladesh

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Colgate Buys Myanmar Toothpaste Brand

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