Ministry Declines ADB Infrastructure Loans

​​ As lawmakers last week questioned the government’s reliance on foreign loans, the tourism ministry decided to decline US$45 million offered by the Asian Development Bank. The loans and the ministry’s goals were at cross purposes, according to U Yee Mon, who serves as permanent secretary of hotels at the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The […]

Malaysia visit for Myanmar citizen still requires a visa

Malaysia is keeping its visa requirements for Myanmar citizens in place for the foreseeable future, Malaysian ambassador to Myanmar Mohd Haniff Abd Rahman has confirmed. It is possible that, in future, Myanmar nationals will be granted hurdle-free entry, he told The Myanmar Times last month, but that will not be any time soon because of issues related […]