28 Burmese Expats to Regain Citizenship

Twenty-eight Burmese expatriates will be granted Burmese citizenship soon, said permanent secretary of the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population U Myint Kyaing. The former administration under ex-President U Thein Sein invited Burmese expatriates back to join state-building efforts after he assumed office in 2011. Dual citizenship is prohibited in Burma, according to the 1982 […]

‘Permanent’ Residence for Former Citizens, Foreigners to Start Next Month

YANGON — A “permanent” residency system of sorts will be introduced in Myanmar in the next month, according to a senior official with the Ministry of Immigration and Population. The official, who asked not to be named, says that the long-term residency program will commence on Dec. 5, with successful applications to be granted an […]