LFM News Service 6-7-19

Non-profit to deliver bicycles to Myanmar’s rural children
10,000 bicycles from failed bike-sharing companies ofo and oBike will be given as gifts for needy students in Myanmar, The Straits Times reported.  Read More

Christians among groups targeted by Myanmar armed forces
In a new report, human rights watchdog Amnesty International indicted Myanmar’s government of war crimes and called upon the international community to respond.  Read More

A hill station, a princess and a peace dividend
Blessed with panoramic views and steeped in Karen lore, Thandaung Gyi and its grassroots approach to tourism offer a model for other communities emerging from conflict.  Read More

Myanmar to Grant Visa-On-Arrival for Six More Countries
In a bid to address the declining number of Western travelers to Myanmar, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has announced its plans to issue visas-on-arrival to travelers from six more countries.  Read More

Myanmar to Reduce Teak Production Over Next Three Years
In an attempt to reduce the escalating deforestation issue, Myanmar is working to reduce its teak production to 24,000 tons over the next three years, according the Ministry of Resource and Environmental Conservation.  Read More



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