New MPs to inherit host of issues in Myanmar

Rookie MP Tin Ko Ko Oo spends his free time poring over training manuals, learning English and studying a much-thumbed Burmese-English copy of Myanmar’s Constitution. “It’s like going back to university, but not as easy,” he said in his modest office allotted to MPs in a leafy compound in Naypyitaw. “Now we have responsibilities; we […]

Myanmar, China to sign trade agreement

Myanmar and China will sign a trade agreement in September that will allow Myanmar’s key export items to China, including rice and corn, to enter resume entering the country legally, Dr Aye Maung, an adviser to the Ministry of Commerce, said on August 12 following a meeting between representatives of the two countries. “The agreement […]