North Korean Restaurant in Yangon Ordered to Close its Doors

The government ordered a restaurant belonging to the North Korean Embassy in Yangon be shut down recently following a request from the US for Myanmar to respect a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution on sanctions against North Korea. Aryani Manring, who is assistant public affairs spokesperson for the US Embassy, told The Irrawaddy that […]

Myanmar onions for Bangladesh

Myanmar may supply enough onions to fill the demand-supply gap in Bangladesh, a top Myanmar official has said. U Tin Soe, deputy director general of Mandalay trade promotion department, said Bangladesh’s demand-supply shortfall in onions was around 300,000 tonnes. “We can make up quite a bit of it,” Soe said on Wednesday. Myanmar onion growers […]