Eleven Media Group (Myanmar)

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Plans are underway to seek loans from Thailand to build two-lane Dawei-Htikhee road included in the Dawei Special Economic Zone project, said Union Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint, who is also chairman of Myanmar SEZ Central Work Committee.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Meddia Group/ANN) - Yangon Region may have difficulty with providing emergency healthcare if natural disasters occur as its public hospitals have only about 4,800 beds, said Dr Maw Oo from the intensive care unit of Yangon General Hospital during the second earthquake forum held in Insein Township.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - The way the government, military, ethnic armed groups and political parties are working together for Myanmar's peace process must be correct as peace achieved in an incorrect way will not be durable, said Dr Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong, vice chairman of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC).

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - The government and private sector need to cooperate to enable Myanmar's fishery sector to acceess opportunities in China-Myanmar economic corridor project, said Win Kyaing, general secretary of Myanmar Fisheries Federation (MFF).

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Myanmar ethnic armed groups have prepared fundamental federal union principles, Myanmar's peace process could be completed before 2020 if the government and military agree, said Dr Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong, vice chairman of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC).

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Meia Group/ANN) - Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said all should be aware that the military is actively working together with the government for Myanmar's peace efforts not because it is weak, and there would be no sound of guns if all groups with the true wish for peace observe the prescribed agreements, the Office of the Commander-in-Chief reported.

NAYPYITAW (The Eleven Media Group/ANN) - As authorities speed up arrests, undocumented Myanmar workers in Thailand are reportedly seeking help from the Labour Attaché Office in order to return home.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - Myanmar had received about US$400 million in aid for health sector from the World Health Organisation, United Nations and other international organisations since the ruling government took office two years ago, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - The number of drug abusers is on the increase year by year in conflict areas and gem mining areas in Kachin State, known to be the largest heroin producer in Myanmar, according to 3 MDG.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - Dr Aung Tun Thet, one of Myanmar's well-known economists, has urged local entrepreneurs to join UN Global Compact to help fight against corruption during an Anti-Corruption Declaration ceremony held at the headquarters of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) held in Yangon on July 2.