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Rakhine receives funds from energy projects for education and infrastructure

Rakhine State has received over Ks760 million from the Shwe gas project and over US$0.8 million from the Southeast Asian oil and natural gas project for its education and basic infrastructure sectors, according to a report of a committee on implementing recommendations on Rakhine State. The report said the investment committee had been formed on […]

Highly Inflow of CP Chicken to Kyaukpyu Adversely Effects Indigenous Chicken Husbandry

Those engaged in traditional poultry farming are facing difficulties due to the high influx of CP chicken into Kyaukpyu’s retail and wholesale markets, with some of them shutting down their businesses, indigenous chicken breeders said. Some locals in Kyaukpyu Township are involved in family chicken farming on a manageable scale so that they earn a […]

Rakhine groups call for halt to 10 resource projects lacking public consent

Rakhine political parties and civic groups have called for an end to 10 natural resource-based projects in Rakhine State they say the Myanmar government granted without securing Rakhine people’s consent. A total of 55 representatives from Rakhine political parties, civic organisations in 17 Rakhine townships, and local women’s associations attended a workshop last week in […]