Health professionals protest lease of public land for private hospital

Staff of the Ministry of Health, including professors and ‘black ribbon’ doctors have signed a petition calling for a complete halt to the long-term lease of a large plot owned by the ministry in front of the University of Nursing at the corner of Bogyoke Aung San and Pyay roads in downtown Yangon for a […]

US offers path to redemption for ‘cronies’

Myanmar officials and the business community yesterday expressed hope that the lifting of US sanctions against prominent industrialist U Win Aung last week would open the door to an influx of US investment and the removal from Washington’s blacklist of other tycoons linked to the former military regime. An industry insider who asked not to […]

Myanmar’s formerly blacklisted businessman urges U.S. to delist others

(Reuters) – The first Myanmar businessman to be removed from a U.S. blacklist since the country emerged from military rule said on Thursday that the United States should delist more people so they can partner with American companies to develop the economy. Win Aung and his two companies, Dagon International Ltd and Dagon Timber Ltd, […]