Expiring mine permits should be renewed under new gemstone policy: insiders

Mining permits for some 1000 jade and gemstone blocks across Myanmar will expire this month, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC). Half the mines are located in Hpakant and Lone Khin and operated by Myanmar Imperial Jade Company, while a third are in Maw Lu- Maw Han, by Chaow Brothers […]