Fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand hits most Myanmar workers

Hundreds of COVID-19 cases in five Thai provinces where many Myanmar workers live and work have been traced back to a shrimp market in Mahachai in the Samut Sakhon Province of Thailand, according to the Myanmar Workers Protection Office. The Central Shrimp Market is one of the largest wholesale markets in the country, where wholesalers […]

Myanmar to sell rice to China only with down payment system

Myanmar will abolish the credit system in the selling of rice to China, and it will now exercise only the cash-down system to sell rice to China, said Vice-Chair U Min Thein of the Muse Rice Commodity Depot. By putting an end to the credit system to sell rice to China, it can prevent occurrences […]

Kirin halts payments to Myanmar beer partner linked to military

TOKYO, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Japanese beverage group Kirin Holdings Co said it was halting payments from its beer ventures in Myanmar to local partner Myanmar Economic Holdings Public Company (MEHL), an entity linked to the country’s military. The United Nations has identified the owners of MEHL as members of the Myanmar military, which has […]