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Amyotha Hluttaw (Nationalities' Assembly/Upper House): Meetings

  • Amyotha Hluttaw: Meetings in 2014

    Individual Documents

    Title: Only member countries propose their cultural and natural sites as world heritage
    Date of publication: 31 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 30 Oct — "A defence services representative asked the Amyotha Hluttaw on Thursday about the procedures of listing world heritage sites and ongoing arrangements for the inclusion of cultural heritage sites which are still left...Another question was concerned with the possibility of giving out low- interest loans to casual labourers as in agricultural loans to farmers. "
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (48K)
    Date of entry/update: 08 November 2014


    Title: Amyotha Hluttaw convene its 25th day session
    Date of publication: 30 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 29 Oct — "The Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) continued for the 25th day session on Wednesday. Deputy Minister for Energy U Aung Htoo said that No 1 Oil Refinery (Thanlyin) will be renovated upon completion of mutual cooperation tasks with foreign companies to build a new oil refinery so as to distribute ROM 92 advanced fuel for domestic consumption. Moreover, feasibility studies are being conducted for environment and socioeconomic status of the people to be able to build an oil refinery that can distribute fuel RON 92 to central and upper Myanmar..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (48K)
    Date of entry/update: 08 November 2014


    Title: Plan underway to form Construction Industry Development Board
    Date of publication: 29 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 28 Oct— "With regard to the question raised by Defence Services Personnel representative Brig-Gen Aung Kyaw at Tuesday’s session of Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House), Deputy Minister for Construction U Soe Tint replied that a plan is underway to upgrade Mongphyat-Mongyawng road to the asphalt road for smooth transport of local people by demanding the fund..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (135K)
    Date of entry/update: 08 November 2014


    Title: No action will be taken against legal property transactions - deputy minister
    Date of publication: 28 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Oct "The government will not take action against property buyers and sellers if they do their business with money legally earned and pay taxes on profits from their transactions in accordance with the income tax law, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Brig-Gen Kyaw Zan Myint told the Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) on Monday..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (48K)
    Date of entry/update: 07 November 2014


    Title: State and region governments to allot land plots to farmless and homeless persons under village and town plan
    Date of publication: 23 October 2014
    Description/subject: "The Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) continued for the 22nd day at its hall in Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday. With regard to the question raised by U Maung Aye Tun of Rakhine State Constituency No 9 whether there is a plan to adopt arrangements for farmless and homeless persons as part of effort to ensure poverty alleviation, Deputy Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development U Tin Ngwe replied that the region and state governments coordinate to allot land plots to farmless and homeless persons under the town plans and village plans and release some confiscated farmlands to the owners..." .
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (6.1MB)
    Date of entry/update: 07 November 2014


    Title: Officials check plant pests at trade routes, airports: Deputy A&I Minister
    Date of publication: 18 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 17 Oct — "Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation U Khin Zaw responded to the question of U Saw Maw Tun of Bago Region Constituency No 1 that prevention against crops germs and pests are disseminated to the farmers about 120 times through Radio Myanmar and MRTV programmes, farmers channel, Sky Net channel, Agri & Livestock channel, Cherry FM, Leyar Seepwar journal of Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, New Technology journal and Myanmar farmers journals at Friday’s session of Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) in Nay Pyi Taw..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (335K)
    Date of entry/update: 10 November 2014


    Title: Electricity consumers to be offered deserved compensation for their losses and damage
    Date of publication: 17 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 16 Oct — "Amyotha Hluttaw representatives discussed the motion tabled by U Sai Kyaw Zaw Than of Shan State Constituency calling for the union government to take special measures to protect the public from electrical risks. Concerning with the motion, Deputy Minister for Electric Power U Maw Tha Htwe said that educative measures for electric safety are disseminated to the public through leaflets, posters, talks, radio and television programmes and columns in newspapers and journals to protect the public from electrical risks..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (346K)
    Date of entry/update: 10 November 2014


    Title: Land plots at fair price for investors available at Ponnagyun Industrial Zone
    Date of publication: 16 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 15 Oct— "The 11th regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) continued for the 17th day at its hall on Wednesday. Dr Myat Nyana Soe of Yangon Region Constituency No 4 raised questions, asking whether there is a plan to solve the high price for land plots not only for local entrepreneurs but for foreign investors in hiring land plots from the owners. Deputy Minister for Industry U Thein Aung replied that a management committee has been formed to supervise the construction of factories and industries on the allotted plots. The plot owners who fail to construct factories and industries on their lands in the project period must return their plots to the government and who cannot complete construction tasks must pay fines to the government..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (405K)
    Date of entry/update: 10 November 2014


    Title: Staff housing comes under discussion at Upper House
    Date of publication: 15 October 2014
    Description/subject: Nay Pyi Taw, 14 Oct - "The Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) dealt with a question enquiring the prospect of the government’s arrangements for the construction of houses in Yangon Region. The government has designated plots of land for its employees in eastern Dagon township and South Dagon township, sources said..."
    Language: English
    Source/publisher: Amyotha Hluttaw via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
    Format/size: pdf (335K)
    Date of entry/update: 10 November 2014