Thursday, February 07, 2013

Night time curfew shortens in Mrauk U

6 Feb 2013

The local authority in Mrauk U, the ancient city of Arakan, has shortened
 the night time curfew from Monday this week, said local residents and officials.

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10 Arakanese arrested in June violence acquitted

6 Feb 2013

10 Arakanese, who were arrested in June’s violence, were acquitted 
on Friday from Sittwe Second District Court, said U Aye Maung, 
who is one of those acquitted.

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Best Western to open Myanmar hotels

6 Feb 2013

Leading US-hotel chain, Best Western International Inc, has announced
 that they will enter the Myanmar hotel market this year.

New Inle Lake hotel zone unveiled

6 Feb 2013

A new hotel zone for Inle Lake is to be built on a 600-acre plot centered 
at Ingyingone village, some 15 miles from the picturesque lake.

Ministries to pay off Myanmar’s foreign debts

6 Feb 2013

Myanmar’s Finance and Revenue Minister Win Shein has said that government 
ministries will be responsible for paying off the country’s foreign debts.

KIO chairman calls for a federal union

6 Feb 2013

Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) Chairman Zaung Khara said that
 his people “hope for and expect” the establishment of a federal union in Myanmar.