Shipping Giant to Stop Using Myanmar’s Military-Owned Port

YANGON — The world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, will cut ties with the military-owned ports in Myanmar this month over allegations of war crimes against the Rohingya in Rakhine State. The Danish shipping company said it is committed to serving businesses in Myanmar as it has done since the lifting of international sanctions in 2013. […]

Ayeyawady contributing largest timber revenues

Ayeyawady Region is the largest contributing state for timber revenues to the central government in the fiscal year 2013-14. The government received Ks 400.57 million of Ayeyawady’s timber earnings, according to the study on natural resources, regional governments and wealth sharing in Myanmar. The study, under the title “Natural Resources and Sub-national Governments in Myanmar: […]