U Aung Zay Ya Village

U Aung Zay Ya Village is a Village in Hpaing Lin Village Tract of Tamu Township, Tamu District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. It lies between latitude 24.68127 and longitude 94.56973.


Burma's industrial relations at a crossroads

Sat, 2014-08-30 09:35
Burma's exports topped US$1 billion last year; the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) predicts that exports will rise to $1.5 billion by the end of 2014. This rapid opening of the industry comes at a time when union leaders and workers ... catched

Ex-Burma beauty queen accused of stealing crown

Sat, 2014-08-30 08:22
A half-century of military rule and self-imposed isolation kept Burma contestants off the stage of international beauty contests until 2012. When Ms Noe was crowned in May, it was seen as a new beginning for young, talented beauties. Following her ... catched

Myanmar's census falls 9 million short of estimate

Fri, 2014-08-29 17:43
The United Nations, which helped Myanmar, also known as Burma, with the survey, had called for all Burmese to be allowed to choose their own ethnicity, but officials refused. The government insists the Muslim Rohingya are illegal migrants from ... catched

Trapped Burmese migrant workers strike in Chiang Mai

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:57
Burmese migrant workers are on strike in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. They say they are being held in bonded labour, and that their employer is holding their passports, forcing them to work for as little as 270 Thai baht (US$5) per day. That ... catched

Myanmar beauty queen loses title for being 'dishonest'

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:03
It is thought that Ms May is now back in Myanmar, also known as Burma. The Myanmar-based organiser, Hla Nu Tun, said she had been tasked with trying to retrieve the tiara and sash. Our correspondent says many on Facebook have sympathised with Ms ... catched

US to build two solar energy plants in Burma

Fri, 2014-08-29 06:58
The United States has reached an agreement with the Burmese government to develop two solar energy plants, the office of the US Trade Representative announced on Thursday. Two 150 megawatt solar energy plants will be constructed, one in Meikhtila ... catched

Gap Audit Reveals Issues at Burma Garment Factories

Fri, 2014-08-29 05:24
Gap announced in June that it had begun shipping “made in Myanmar” jackets and vests for its Old Navy and Banana Republic Factory labels to the United States, becoming the first major American retailer to source from the Burmese garment industry since ... catched